This program includes Alain-Paul Mallard's title short film as well as five others from notable French filmmakers who seek expression through fiction, animation and documentary, among other styles. Shorts include Alice Winocour's "Kitchen," Guillaume Martinez's "Pen-Pusher," Felipe Canales's "My Mother: Story of an Immigration," Jeanne Paturle and Cécile Rousset's "One Voice, One Vote" and Olivier Bourbeillon's "The Last Day."
Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military.
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit.
Have you watched The World According to Shorts Presents: L'Origine de la Tendresse and Other Tales yet? What did you think about it?