Raphaël Balboni and Ann Sirot’s debut feature tells the story of an unprecedented upheaval: the discovery of a relative’s degenerative disease. It’s a tragic, sweet, and funny story about a family that must learn to cope with dementia, vulnerability, and fragility. A film that is both dark and luminous, formidably embodied by a trio of striking actors with a desperate vitality.
Alex and Noémie would like to have a child. But their plans get derailed when Alex's elegant and charismatic mother, Suzanne, becomes increasingly zany. Between the child they desire and the unmanageable child that Suzanne has become, everything is turned upside down. This is the story of a rodeo, the bumpy journey of a couple who discover parenting in reverse!
MY FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL - 2022 OFFICIAL SELECTION
ORIGINAL TITLE: UNE VIE DÉMENTE
DIRECTED BY ANN SIROT & RAPHAËL BALBONI
BELGIUM | 2020 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES