Synopsis: Some young folks, tired of the society they're living in, plan a bomb attack over Paris before to take shelter for a night in a shopping center.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Bertrand Bonello
Production: Grasshopper Film
  5 wins & 19 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
130 min



Hello, I reserved a room for

Sophie Baroud for one night.

- Your room key.

- Thanks very much.

- Have a good day, miss.

- You too. Goodbye.


- Hello, miss. - Hi, I reserved a room

for Sophie Baroud for one night.

- Hello. I have a meeting here

with the minister. - Yes.

- Ask at the reception.

- Thanks.

What's up?

It's not fucking working.

Try more slowly.

It's not working, okay?

It's Fred, on door 4.

Can you release N7?

It's a delivery for the studio.

Lock it again later.

- It stays unlocked?

- Yeah, leave it for now.

- Keep an eye out.

- No sweat. Over and out.

Message received.

- May I have your credit card, please?

- Yes, of course.

Thank you.

Here you go.

- Is there a problem?

- Not at all.

I'll be right back.

Sorry, will you pay with this card?

- Uh, no, with cash.

- You haven't signed the back.



Go on. I'll take the stairs.

F*ck, you're slow.

- This is for David.

- Okay.

- Hello.

- Hello.

- Mr. Devaux? Your appointment's

at 3:
30? - Yes.

- Come with me.

- Thank you.

How are things going at Sciences Po?

Very well, nice and smooth.

I'm aiming for the ENA in two years.

Very good.

So what are you studying now?

Civil service law.


It's okay, it's not too difficult.

Who's your professor?

- Jean-Bernard Auby.

- Ah, an excellent teacher.

- Been here before?

- Yes, twice.

I won't show you around then.

And how's your father doing?

Where R U?

the bench

on the square

- Lookin' for me? - Yeah,

mom wants you. - Yeah? Why?

She went through your stuff.

I think she found something on your

laptop. She was yelling and crying.

- She was crying?

- Crying and hitting the wall.

She can't go through my stuff!

- What's on the computer?

- Just shit for school.

- Come on, what is it?

- Nothing.

- Tell me.

- I'll go over and then we split.

- Wanna sing for us, Yacine?

- Not now.

- Please, come on.

- No. I'm not some clown, okay?

He's not a clown.

I'm gone in an hour.

I'm working later.

If they don't see me by then,

I'll split.

You're fucking crazy.

In a job like this,

you'll be bored shitless.

A parking garage all night...

It's okay, I don't care. It's better

than having a boss always on my back.

- How many will they take?

- No idea.

Both looking for work?

No, just him. I have a job.

Been looking long?

Yeah, a year or so.

A year? Bummer...

- But you're really looking?

- Yeah, I'm looking.

I look every day,

but there's nothing.

How about you? How long?

No, not too long.

Do they hire you right away?

Not usually, no.

But they'll call you soon.

Done this before?

No, it's my first time.

- And you?

- No.

What do you do?

I work in a restaurant.

Creating Jobs

in small and average sized companies

HSBC tightens its belt

with close to 50,000 lay-offs

Hello, sir.

- Hello. - Do you have

an account here? - Yes.

- May I have the account number?

- I don't know it by heart.

I'm here to deposit a check.

Can you hold up a piece of ID

to the camera, please?

Sorry, I don't have my ID on me.

But my account's here.

Your name, please.


- Your first name?

- Andr.

Your date of birth?

September 17, 1992.

Your address?

64, Rue du Bac, but...

Hurry, I'm claustrophobic.

Can I come in?

Sorry, we have new security measures.

"The situation recalls Chile

in the 70s

"when Nixon was attempting

to overthrow Allende

"to prevent similar movements

in the USA's backyard.

"Make the economy scream,"

Nixon ordered.

"Afterwards, Pinochet's tanks took over.

"The silent coup in Greece

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Bertrand Bonello

Bertrand Bonello (French: [bɔnɛlo]; born 11 September 1968) is a French film director, screenwriter, producer and composer. His background is in classical music, and he lives between Paris and Montreal. His work has also been associated with the New French Extremity.His film The Pornographer (2001) won the FIPRESCI prize at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. Tiresia (2003) was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.His film House of Tolerance, a depiction of daily life in a fin-de-siècle Parisian bordello, premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.His 2014 film Saint Laurent competed for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film was also selected as France's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. more…

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