By Nicole GARCIA


Drama - Completed 2010

A romantic thriller in which shared experiences, distant memories and mistaken identities are clues to solving the mystery of unfulfilled passion...

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama, Thriller
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 103 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Nicole GARCIA
    • Writer(s)
    • Jacques FIESCHI, Nicole GARCIA
    • Producer(s)
    • Europacorp , Les Productions Du Tresor , France 3 Cinema
    • Synopsis
    • Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix en Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours later, Marc finally puts a name to her face. It's Cathy, the girl he was in love with growing up in Oran, Algeria, in the last days of the French colonial regime. Marc hurries to her hotel. They spend the night together. Then she's gone again. And Marc's mother tells him Cathy never left Algeria. She was killed with her father in a bombing just before independence...
      Nicole Garcia (Place Vendôme, The Adversary) directs Jean Dujardin (OSS 117) and Cannes Best Actress Award-winner Marie-Josée Croze (The Barbarian Invasions, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) in this atmospheric thriller that cuts between Oran at the end of the Algerian War and southern France in the first days of Mitterrand's presidency, between the search for lost love and the unraveling of a property scam, between past longings and present desires.