Christmas night in Roubaix. Police chief Daoud roams the city in which he grew up. Burned-out cars, altercations… At the station, Louis Coterelle is the new arrival, fresh out of the academy. Daoud and Louis will be confronted with the murder of an old woman. Two young women are questioned. Claude and Marie – destitute, alcoholic, lovers…
(France, 1960) His first feature, The Sentinel, was chosen for the official competition at Cannes in 1997. His next film, My Sex Life revealed a whole new generation of young actors – notably Mathieu Amalric and Emmanuelle Devos. In fact, it’s his rapport with actors that add an extra dimension to Desplechin’s films.
Filmography: Los fantasmas de Ismael (2017), Tres recuerdos de mi juventud (2015, D'A 2016), Jimmy P (2013), Un cuento de Navidad (2008), Reyes y reina (2004), Comment je me suis disputé... (ma vie sexuelle) (1996), La Sentinelle (1992)