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Contrariété d’un gaucher
A young woman’s descent into hell as she is caught in the vice of a marriage whose appearance is deceiving. Scorned love, lies, pressure… A behind-closed-doors family affair where manipulation reigns supreme…
Aged 25, Anna falls madly in love with Jésus, a brilliant academic recently wheelchair-bound following an accident. For both of them it’s love at first sight, and they get married only a few months later… The young woman is committed, despite the reservations of her family and friends. She believes that anything is possible, including making the most of her love despite her daily struggles.
Fifteen years later, Jésus has become a tyrant and authoritarian, particularly with Sam, their young 8-year-old son. Anna also suffers from the presence of her invasive mother-in-law, who further disrupts the balance of their relationship.
Her encounter with Gabrielle, a seductive bookseller, gives her the strength she needs to leave Jésus and take Sam with her. But Jésus is not going to make things easy for her. Quite the contrary.
Toutes les dernières fois
For the Cheylard family, nothing is stronger than a blood relation. In Ruoms (Ardèche méridionale), the construction and renovation company built by Magdalena and Damian now includes their three sons – César, Martin and Bastian – and their youngest, Elena, a young independent and untamable woman. Everyone lives independently at the family residence but never very far from the others.
In the hot summer, just as the peach harvest begins, the arrival of a spanish seasonal worker disrupts the family’s peaceful existence. He looks remarkably like Bastian, which makes everyone question what is going on. Who is this mysterious stranger and why did he really come to Ruom ? With the uncertainty eating away at him, Bastian asks his mother questions about his birth but she doesn’t tell him anything. Magdalena realizes that she won’t be able to continue to keep the secret that she’s been holding onto for 42 years. Bastian travels to Spain with his sister in an attempt to get some answers.
Comme la foudre
Everything is going well for the Walters, they have a beautiful apartment in Marylebone, a chic part of London, and they are thriving professionally. While Megan manages the family fortune inherited from her parents, Stephan runs Black Virgin, a company on the cutting edge of genetic research that is partly financed by the British government. The financial stakes are enormous.
Things take a dramatic turn when Stephan is forced to team up with an American group that will have negative ramifications. The Walters become divided because of legitimate mistrust and paranoid suspicions. Megan, pregnant with a second child, distances herself from Stephan. Stephan’s life is thrown into upheaval with the reappearance of Livia, a flame from when he was younger, who was brought in by the American group to head communications for Black Virgin. They are surrounded by more and more deaths. Megan herself feels threatened. Who is really pulling the strings ? Does Megan really know the man she shares her life with ?
In this game of chess, neither Megan nor Stephan want to be simple pawns, at the risk of flirting with the spark that risks destroying their happiness…