Castro, once a tv star, is now an animator on the way back. Today his driver, Manu leading him to the housewarming party of his old producer and girlfriend Nathalie, has moved to a beautiful house in the neighborhood of Paris . Hélène, the sister of Nathalie and ex-wife of Castro, is also invited. When they were young, they shared the same ideals, but success did Castro in a pragmatist (or rather cynic) remained faithful to her convictions while Hélène. (imdb)
A French woman hits menopause, quits her job as waitress, and feels everything going downhill. But then she meets her old love from before she got married, had 2 daughters and got divorced. Is this a new beginning? (imdb)
Michel, a fifty year old man, graphic designer, decides to change the urban lifestyle and go on an adventure. Fascinated by airmail, he dreams at Jean Mermoz when he's on scooter. One day, Michel sees a picture of a kayak. (imdb)
Laura is still waiting for Prince Charming at the age of 24. So when Sandro appears at a party, exactly like her Prince would in her dreams, she thinks she's found the right one. But then again, when she meets Maxime, Laura starts to wonder if some Princes could be more charming than others? Of course Sandro has problems of his own : his father, Pierre, just bumped into Madam Irma at his father's funeral and this reminded him of the date of his own death which Madame Irma had predicted ages ago. (imdb)
Nine year old Rachel Gladstein is a member of a slightly hysterical family. Her overprotective and strongly matriarchal Jewish-Tunisian mother is worried and sends her daughter to a psychiatrist. Rachel becomes good friends with Valerie, who lives alone with her mother. The Dandelions is a film with many parent-child themes seen through the perspective of the mothers and the daughters. (Kosmorama.no)
Jaoui directs and stars as Agathe, a self-regarding feminist who is entering into politics, returns to her childhood home only to be persuaded by the housekeeper's son (Jamel Debbouze, Amélie), an aspiring filmmaker, and his friend (Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jaoui's creative partner) to be the subject of a series of programmes on 'successful women'.
The story of human beings who know perfectly what they would do in someone else's place but don't do very well in their own. (Sony Pictures Classics)
While an assistant at a fashion magazine, Claire Rocher (Karin Viard) meets movie star Elisabeth Becker (Agnès Jaoui). Everything seems to push them apart, their way of life, relationships, wealth and of course fame. When Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant, her life goes into a tailspin. The two women start to bond, or so Claire assumes... (Rotten Tomatoes)
Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a passionate, driven fling with his Italian tennis instructor in 1936, and of Marie Collins Brown, the slightly older widowed woman who helped him through his confusion and pain (imdb)
The story of a factory owner who meets an actress who is a friend of a waitress who meets a bodyguard who works with a chauffeur who drives for an interior decorator who is the wife of the factory owner who would like to befriend with some artists who... (Offline Releasing)
After 15 years together, Françoise breaks with Jacques. She embraces the nightlife, is open to chance encounters and neglects her duties as a mother. She is committed to a profound change, seeking an alternative to what she thought was happiness ...
Odile (Sabine Azéma) is looking for a new, bigger appartment. Her younger sister Camille (Agnès Jaoui) just completed her doctoral thesis has fallen in love with an estate agent who is responsible for Odile's apartment and who has an elder employee (imdb)
Nounours is the nickname of a "cousin", an informer with a special arrangement with the police: he gets 10% of the drugs seized thanks to his help. When his personal contact, inspector Maurin, commits suicide, inspector Gérard Delvaux takes over. (imdb)
Everything goes wrong on the day a new sitcom writer and his pregnant wife are due to move into their new home.
An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce. (imdb)
Martine and Jacques knew their friend before he became an important television personality, but have not seen him for over ten years. They are hospitable people - witness the fact that they have been putting up with having writer Georges be their informal roommate, as he sleeps on their living-room sofa off and on over the years whenever he is between jobs. (imdb)