With Céline Sallette, Rachid Yous, David Murgia
France – Action/Drama – 2014 – 105mins
In French with English subtitles
South of France. In the sultry August heat, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighborhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged marriage, running to the arms of her gypsy lover, Lucky Molina. Their escape sparks hostilities between the two clans. When the jousting and the musical battles begin, Geronimo struggles to quell the ensuing unrest around her.
It premiered in the Special Screenings section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival on 20 May.