A young Parisian couple learns that their newborn son has brain cancer, and defiantly rallies their friends and loved ones for the emotional battle that lies ahead while refusing to simply lie down and accept the grim diagnosis. Romeo (Jeremie Elkaim) and Juliette (Valerie Donzelli) met at a club. From the moment they locked eyes, it felt like they had always been together. Before long, the relationship turns serious, and Juliette gets pregnant. Shortly after the birth of their son, however, the happy new parents receive some devastating news - their child has a deadly form of brain cancer. But with each other's support, and the shoulders of friends and family to lean on, Romeo and Juliette decide not to grieve, but to fight for the future of their child -- and their relationship - with every ounce of strength they can muster.
Valée Donzelli directs and stars in an unexpectedly upbeat autobiographical drama made with French New Wave pizzazz about a young boy with brain cancer and the parents who pull together to fight for him. Donzelli knows her stuff: She's the real mother, an more