The Wait is a story about a woman undergoing an emotional battle between sense and passion.
The universal themes of love, honesty and longing come to play on a secluded island in the Finnish archipelago isolated from the world afflicted by a pandemic.
After his grandmother’s death, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown, nestled in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his hybrid identity, sparking a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.
Milan Kundera is shrouded in mystery. He has not given an interview in 30 years and doesn’t appear in public, so we must learn about him from his work. His essays and philosophical discursions within his novels reveal a lot. Besides other, the film will ask: What in Kundera’s work got him the status of a legendary author? What is so unique about his books? Helping us craft the storyline is a student who has a fantastic opportunity to do an interview with Kundera! After weeks of waiting in a café outside Kundera’s house, reading his novels, the student soon starts to identify with some of the author’s ideas. Through this, we are able to learn more about the message of Kundera's work, how and why his stories still move us and compel us not only to think about the protagonist, but about ourselves!
Agatha, 74 years old, and Leonidas, 36, maintain an absorbing mother-son relationship: Agatha never fell in love again and Leonidas does not dare to build a life outside the doors of the family home. One day, Agatha suddenly wakes up in the body of a little girl: as herself, but at the age of eight. The only possible solution after having cut off all ties with the outside world for fear of giving explanations, will be to call Elisa, Agatha’s 38-year-old other daughter, who despite having become independent a long time ago, will return to the family home to repair wounds that remain open.
One day, teenager Magda offers her expensive necklace to a sick child in the hospital she volunteers for- her father is certain she is lying again. When she proves her innocence, he is ashamed and guilty but also incapable to admit he was wrong. Relationships are now broken and in chaos, and past decisions have irreversible outcome.
River, a young man in his twenties wakes up in the mental aid department of the local hospital, not knowing who he is and how he got there. As his memory starts returning, he remembers his mission, to aid the aunt of a drug addict friend of his who committed suicide.
River is a psychological rollercoaster that takes you on a ride with ups and downs, with laughter, romance and disgust. It takes you inside a schizo psychoses.
At the heart of the forest, Victor (40) lives as a misanthrope in an isolated house. An atypical teenager, Sam, taken in by his sick grandfather, spends most of his time browsing around in this mutating nature. They will have to cohabit to survive the proliferation of a toxic fungus that threatens their own environment.
In a Parisian parking lot Sonia finds herself trapped in her car with her son and the daughter of her boyfriend Fred, who has been left outside, powerless to deal with the situation: an anti-tank mine has been set under the car.