The Playtime selection is an exploration of the best of what European entertainment cinema has to offer. Action movies, road movie, thrillers and comedy ... genres that are poorly represented in festivals, and which we believe, deserve a real spotlight.
Italy, France, Belgium
A group of psysically disabled gangsters has a plan to rob a bank, but things go wrong when each of them reveals they all had their own personal agenda.
France, Italy, United States, Brazil
Summer 1983. Elio, spends his holidays in Italie. One day, Oliver arrives to help Elio’s father in his academic activities. Elio and Oliver will discover the beauty of desire slowly unfolding in the course of this unique summer.
Teo has a good job, a fiancee, a lover, no intention to assume any responsibility in his life. Meeting Emma, a blind woman, will upset his convictions.
June 1944, in a France under the German Occupation, Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. For his young wife, it is the begininng of an unbearable wait.
Céleste and Sihem soon become unseparable. Their common will to overcome drug addiction seals their symbiotic friendship. A blessing and a curse when, evicted from the centre welcoming them, they find themselves on their own.
Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.
Franck has been living for 10 years on the fringes of a soccer club. He knows the players very well and protects them as much as he watches them. One night, he meets a beautiful and ambitious girl named Salomé who has her heart set on a former champion ending his career in the club.
Directed by Joe Wright, Darkest Hour focuses on the life of Winston Churchill from May 1940, when he became Prime Minister during World War II.
Guillaume RENARD and Shojiro NISHIMI
After a scooter accident caused by a mysterious girl, Angelino, a looser living in Dark Meat City, starts experiencing hallucinations. With his friend Vinz, he tries to discover what happens to him.
An ordinary woman makes an extraordinary decision, which will change her life forever.
Manuel Martín CUENCA
Álvaro dreams of becoming a great writer, but he is incapable of producing anything other than pretentious drivel. His passion for writing is the only thing that brightens up his otherwise dull existence.
Belgium, France, Switzerland
David is a happy young father. He has a wife he loves, two adorable young children. However, on returning from their last trip away in the Vosges, David is taken in for questioning by the police as part of a murder investigation.
A well-off Munich family offers boarding to a refugee. Diallo, from Nigeria, soon makes friends among the family members.