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Danielle Arbid, born 26 April 1970 in Beirut, is a Lebanese film director. She left her country at the age of 17 to study literature in Paris. In 1997 she started making films. Interested in different narrative forms, her work alternates between fiction, first person documentaries and video essays; and sometimes she experiments with mixing different genres. Selected by a number of festivals in France and around the world, her films like Alone with war or On borders and the serie Living room conversations have received both critical and public acclaim as well as several awards including the golden leopard and silver leopard at the Locarno film festival as well as the Albert Londres prize and a grant from the Villa Medicis. Her two feature films In the Battlefields and A lost man have successively been selected for the Quinzaine des réalisateurs at the Cannes film festival and many others. Her work has been the focus ... Show more...
It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. Meanwhile, in Paris, a woman awaits the organ transplant that will give her a new lease on life.
Runtime: 103 min.
Directed by: Katell Quillévéré