In this sexy, French romantic drama, two couples decide to explore the boundaries of their relationships by swapping partners. What starts as a fun, free-spirited ménage-a-4 experimentation full of sleepovers, shared vacations, and dinner parties soon turns into a hotbed of desire, anger, and confusion. As their arrangement leads them down an increasingly surprising and provocative path, the lovers begin to question their personal choices and lifestyles, leading to consequences none of them could foresee.
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Tag Archives: Marina Foïs
Un Ticket pour l’Espace / A Ticket to Space (2006) Eric Lartigau, Kad Merad, Olivier Baroux, Marina Foïs, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Lack of support from a tax weary French public threatens to jeopardise France’s programme of space research. The head of the research team, Simon Werburger, comes up with an idea to raise the necessary funding – a new scratch card which will offer two ordinary French citizens the chance to spend a fortnight aboard the space station. Although the scheme is a success, the man charged with piloting the shuttle to the space station, Beaulieu, refuses to take part in what he considers to be a cynical marketing ploy. He changes his mind when he learns that Soizic, the woman he worships, has been assigned to the mission. The two winners are announced. They are Stéphane Cardoux, a failed actor whose wife has just left him, and Alexandre Yonis, whose keenness and preparedness for the mission soon appear suspicious. Beaulieu ultimately recognises Yonis as one of his former colleagues who has a deadly grudge against him – but too late. Yonis has managed to take control of the space station’s control systems and intends to send it crashing into France unless his brother – a notorious serial killer – is released from prison…
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Non ma fille, tu n’iras pas danser / Making Plans for Lena (2009) Christophe Honoré, Chiara Mastroianni, Marina Foïs, Marie-Christine Barrault
Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to make her happy.
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