Ben is a diagnosed schizophrenic. Unable to fit into society's mold or support himself he finds home in music which keeps him alive and gives meaning to his life. Wanting desperately to express himself, he lends his thoughts in this film.
"The great-grand-nephew of the great-grandfather of my great-great-grandmother one day took a pickax to kill the village mayor, his wife and the forester, who was guilty of having moved his goat 10 yards away. It provided me with a good starting point...There have been other similar occurrences in the family." Born in the Southern Alpes, Luc Moullet studies with his solemn gravity and his dry humour the causes and consequences of these local psychic phenomenons.
This film takes a rare glimpse at the harsh and disturbing reality of mental illness amongst prison inmates. It looks at the different types of disorders, the way in which mental illness is dealt with by prison staff and the courses of treatment offered by the prisons' medical body.
From an early age, Taliya Finkel was told that her uncle Sterik had been a KGB agent. Her father Shmuel was convinced of this. He and his brother immigrated from the Ukraine to Israel in the 1970s. Shmuel preceded Sterik, who was in prison in the Ukraine at the time. According to Shmuel, his brother was murdered in prison and replaced by a secret agent of the former USSR. No one believed Shmuel, and Sterik refused to take a DNA test. In 1999, while his daughter was filming him intensively, Shmuel revealed that he was afraid that his fake brother was going to murder him.
Viva holiday time" is the story of six disabled adult
holidaymakers travelling to Italy together.In August 2004, they left Besançon by minibus, supervised by two group leaders, with the desire to see pigeons and the sea, to step out of their everyday surroundings into the unknown and meet new people. This film is their summer road movie, the story of their pains and their joys. Six holidaymakers, all unique, all different.