L’ORA

Synopsis:

In October 1958, the Sicilian newspaper L’ORA coins the term “MAFIA” for the very first time to denounce the endemic organized crime in the region. Shortly thereafter, a bomb detonates in front of the editorial offices; only two days later the daily reappears with the headline: ‘The Mafia may threaten us, our investigation continues.’ Inspired by true events, L’ORA takes place in Palermo of the late 50´s and early 1960s. Newly minted Editor in Chief with his group of fearless journalists focus their investigation on organized crime and its reach into every corner of church and society

The Fault

Directed byNils TAVERNIER

With:Jina Djemba,Natacha Lindinger,Philippe Lelièvre,Valérie Karsenti

Produced by: Sydney GALLONDE, VAB

Synopsis:

Married, mother of 3 and with a full time job, Lisa Tedesco is way over her head. Claire, her best friend, couldn’t be more opposite. Claire is perfect in every way. When Lisa forgets to pick up Claire’s daughter at school and the teenage girl disappears, Lisa is devastated. With another teenager gone missing and a sexual predator in the area, Lisa will do anything to find her best friend’s daughter.

4 x 52min French

Thousand Cuts

Directed byEric VALETTE

With:Pascal Greggory,Terence Yin,Tomer Sisley

Produced by: The French Connection, Capture [The Flag] Films

Synopsis:

Moissac, a small village in the south of France. Wounded, bleeding to death a terrorist finds refuge in a small house lost in the vineyard.
Wanted by the police, hunted by a drug organization, his days are numbered…

106min French

What Happened to Monday

Directed byTommy WIRKOLA

With:Glenn Close,Noomi Rapace,Willem Dafoe

Produced by: Vendôme Pictures, Raffaella Productions, SND - Groupe M6

Synopsis:

In a not so distant future, where overpopulation and famine have forced governments to undertake a drastic One-Child Policy, seven identical sisters live a hide-and-seek existence pursued by the Child Allocation Bureau. The Bureau, directed by the fierce Nicolette Cayman, enforces a strict family planning agenda that the sisters outwit by taking turns assuming the identity of one person: Karen Settman. Taught by their grandfather who raised and named them – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – each can go outside once a week as their common identity, but are only free to be themselves in the prison of their own apartment. That is until, one day, Monday does not come home…

124min English

SK1

Directed byFrédéric TELLIER

With:Nathalie Baye,Olivier Gourmet,Raphael Personnaz

Produced by: Labyrinthe Films

Synopsis:

Charlie, a young promising police inspector, joins “36 Quai des Orfèvres”, an elite homicide squad criminal investigation department. His first task job: a gruesome rape and murder case. Despite several leads, it remains a cold case. 3 years later, a similar case comes to his attention. Charlie knows it’s the same man. As murders keep happening, he gets more and more frustrated, and obsessed with the manhunt. It will take him 7 years to track down one of the fiercer French serial killer.

115min French

Alleluia

Directed byFabrice du WELZ

With:Helena Noguerra,Laurent Lucas,Lola Duenas

Produced by: Panique, Radar Films , Savage Film, One Eyed

Synopsis:

Michel is an inveterate womanizer and professional hustler. When he meets Gloria, she falls in love with him like the others. But more excessively. Gloria finds her reason to live in Michel. Their relation is passionate, limitless. When Gloria discovers Michel’s hustling she becomes his accomplice rather than risk losing him. Together embark on a wild and deadly odyssey. Their unfettered passions will drive them to the brink of insanity…

89min French

Marseille

Directed byOlivier PANCHOT

With:Hiam Abbass,Jalil Lespert,Tcheky Karyo

Produced by: Elzévir films

Synopsis:

Alex, son of the Marseille mafia boss, joined the Foreign Legion to run away from a rival gang years ago. Now, Alex deserts and returns to his hometown decided to settle down with his ex-girlfriend. His arrival sets a complex series of events in motion. Stranded in a ruthless city plagued by organized crime, Alex must escape both the police and his enemies…

95min French

Our heroes died tonight

Directed byDavid PERRAULT

With:Denis Ménochet,Jean-Pierre Martins

Produced by: Mille et Une Productions

Synopsis:

Paris, the early sixties. Wrestling is a prosperous business. Every match is a play in which wrestlers perform a role for the sole benefit of the bookies. Simon, known as “The Specter”, recruits Victor to play “the Bucher”, a villain everybody hates. Lonely and insecure Victor finds it hard to play the bad guy, fearing that he will actually become one. Simon offers him an exchange. Victor will enter the ring as “The Specter”, and receive all the cheers for once. The match starts and nobody notices the difference. But something goes wrong…

97min French

The Informant

Directed byJulien LECLERCQ

With:Gilles Lellouche,Riccardo Scamarcio,Tahar Rahim

Produced by: Dimitri Rassam, Chapter 2, Transfilms Intl. INC, SND Groupe M6

Synopsis:

The extraordinary true story of ordinary Frenchman, Marc Fiévet, moonlighting as a customs informant in Gibraltar. Earning enough extra cash to buy a long desired boat, helping his family upgrade their lifestyle – and the sense of adventure that comes with rubbing elbows with the rough characters involved in drug trafficking – seem to be a fair trade-off for spying on his restaurant clients. But suddenly Fiévet’s life spins out of control as he is caught up in a web of political intrigue and illicit drug trade, quickly becoming a pawn in an international power play among drug lords and rival customs officials patrolling deadly waters.

116min French

The councel

Directed byCédric ANGER

With:Benoît Magimel,Gilbert Melki

Synopsis:

Leo, a young, ambitious attorney, is approached by Paul Vanoni, a businessman involved in the mob, for a job. First reluctant and troubled by Vanoni’s past, Leo eventually accepts. Passionate and gifted in his work, he achieves success in working for Vanoni. However, Leo soon forgets rule number one – never befriend your client. As he becomes more involved with Vanoni, Leo must face the facts of his client’s affairs: illegal dumping of toxic waste, murder, missing witnesses. It becomes obvious that the police have their eye on Leo – what he knows can be dangerous. The time for him to choose has arrived.

102min French

Stranded

Directed bySandra & Hugues MARTIN

With:Aurélien Wiik,Cyril Raffaelli,Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet,Saïd Taghmaoui,Thierry Frémont

Produced by: Delante Films, Karé Productions

Synopsis:

The North African desert of The Sahara – 1960 Soldiers are sent on a rescue mission in the desert. Trapped in a sandstorm, isolated from their commander, they run into Algerian rebels. As they seek shelter in an uncharted village another, invisible, threat comes out from the desert – the Djinns. As their ranks are decimated, they’ll face the longest night of their lives.

110min French

Territories

Directed byOlivier ABBOU

With:Nicole Leroux  ,Roc Lafortune,Sean Devine

Produced by: Capture [The Flag] Films & Noodles Production, Les Films Esplanade, Les Films duTerritoire

Synopsis:

Five friends are on their way home after a wedding in Canada. They are about to cross the border with the USA when they’re stopped. The border police. The police officers are scrupulous, and suspicious. The questioning slowly intensifies, especially with Jalil. As good citizens, the group stays calm. After all they’ve done nothing wrong… But pot is found in the car and tension rises up. The police check, unpleasant so far, takes a revolting, nasty turn. The officers refuse to let the youngest take his medication, her sister, a lawyer, revolts herself. The group is cuffed, and she got a “deep” body search under her friend’s eyes. Then the dog’s suspected to be a mule… and the patroller rips its stomach with a knife ! Situation is getting out of control. Someone is shot. The group is arrested
and sent to a special jail in the heart of the forest. Cages are waiting for them. Along with intensive questioning. But who are these supposed officers ? And what do they want ?

95min French