From an apparent immaculate conception to the heartache of young love and a theatre troop with the sole goal to make us laugh, this collection of the best and brightest Franco shorts hits all the right notes.
Set in mid-19th-century France, this short follows Alexina, a trainee school teacher in a young girl’s convent, who suffers unbearable pains. After examination by a doctor who questions Alexina’s gender and subsequently decides that masculinity prevails, Alexina works to find their own path forward.
Andrea lives with her girlfriend Marie. Getting pregnant, and never having had sex with a man, Marie believes it might, in fact, be a miracle.
France 2017 12 min v.o.f. Lisa n’a plus de chez elle. Elle est emprisonnée dans une autre dimension. Qui sont ceux qui jouent avec elle ? Lisa does not have a home anymore. She is trapped in another dimension. Just who’s playing her?
Joanne is leaving by the end of the day. For Polly, the daughter of the local garage manager, there is only one thing to do: give reality to their love story. If there is something to fight for, Polly is ready for it.
Two people in a restaurant move to a quiet room to talk. Though they have been talking to each other during the evening, one can't remember the name of the other one.
Massimo has a funny calling. Backstage at Cirque du Soleil, the master clown teaches the art of the ridiculous and the socially unacceptable. He confides in us how he, an introverted dancer, became the conductor of a farcical orchestra, and quite in spite of himself.