An early defining work from the French new New Wave.
A whimsical portrait of the lives of four art-savvy Parisians as they steer their way through their thirties, and a defining early work of the new movement in French cinema. In need of a change, 33-year-old art school graduate Arman (Vincent Macaigne) takes up jogging and literally bumps into Amélie (Maud Wyler). He tries in vain to cross paths with her again, until a chance encounter brings the two together and puts Arman in hospital. As the two fall in love, Arman’s best friend Benjamin (Bastien Bouillon) suffers a freak stroke requiring heavy rehab, affecting his moods but ultimately bringing Katia (Audrey Bastien) into his life.Over the course of 2 autumns and 3 winters, director Sébastien... More »