Q&A with Erwan Le Duc on Mar. 9

When young Étienne (Nahuel Pérez Biscayart) meets the vibrant, beautiful protester Valérie (Mercedes Dassy), he immediately falls for her—only to be abruptly devastated when she leaves him after the birth of their child. Sixteen years later, Étienne has made a good life for himself with new girlfriend Hélène (Maud Wyler) and Rosa, his now-grown daughter (Céleste Brunnquell). As Rosa prepares to depart for art school, simultaneously navigating her own apprehensions and her comfortable, loving relationship with Youssef (Mohammed Louridi), the makeshift family unit’s tentative stability has already begun to erode when an unexpected echo from the past sets father and daughter alike on a new path of self-discovery. From the nearly wordless romantic montage that opens his César-nominated sophomore film, Erwan Le Duc delivers a stylistically bold, warmly eccentric examination of the ties that bind us—for better or for worse.