Sophia, a 40-year-old philosophy professor, is in a stable if somewhat socially-conforming relationship with Xavier. From gallery openings to endless dinner parties, ten years have already flown by. Sylvain is a craftsman, renovating Sophia and Xavier’s new country house. When Sophia and Sylvain meet, Sophia’s world is turned upside down. Opposites attract, but can they last?
About the director:
Monia Chokri. Director, screenwriter, actress. She began her career as a stage actress before meeting Xavier Dolan, with whom she filmed “Heartbeats” and “Laurence Anyways”. Alongside her work as an actress, she shot her first short in 2013 with “An Extraordinary Person”, winning the Junior Jury Award for best international short at Locarno. In 2019, she was back in Cannes with her first feature film, “A Brother’s Love”, which scooped the Un Certain Regard Jury’s Coup de coeur Award. In 2022, she is presenting her second feature film as a director with “Babysitter”, which was selected in the Sundance Film Festival’s Midnight category.