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Murielle and Mounir love each other passionately. Ever since he was a boy, the young man has been living with Doctor Pinget who provides him with a comfortable life. When Mounir and Murielle decide to marry and have children, the couple’s dependence on the doctor becomes excessive. Murielle finds herself caught up in an unhealthy emotional climate that insidiously leads the family towards a tragic outcome.


Joachim Lafosse, Mathieu Reynaert, Thomas Bidegain


Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Emilie Dequenne


Worso films

versus production

Samsa Movies

Box Productions

Financial partners

Eurimages, Wallimage, RTBF, French Community of Belgium, Tax Shelter, CIAV, OFC, Romande Foundation, Filmcoopi, TSR, Media Development

French release

French distribution

& international sales

August 22nd, 2012

Diamond Films


Canal +, Cinema, RTBF, Belgacom TV, Prime Time, TSR

Festivals & awards

  • French Film Festival in China

  • Vienna Francophone Film Festival

  • Rendez-vous with French in the UK

  • Istanbul Film Festival

  • Hong Kong International Film Festival

  • The Alliance Française French film festival

  • Cesar Awards - French film industry awards

  • Göteborg International Film Festival

  • Lumiere Awards

  • Dubai International Film Festival

  • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival


  • Vienna International Film Festival

  • Kiev Molodist International Film Festival

  • Mostra - Sao Paulo International Film Festival

  • Mumbai Film Festival

  • Chicago International Film Festival

  • BFI London Film Festival

  • FNC

  • FIFF

  • Filmfest Hamburg - Hamburg International Film Festival

  • Zurich International Film Festival

  • Bienne French Film Festival

  • T-Mobile New Horizons International Festival

  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

  • Cannes International Film Festival (un Certain regard)

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