"Cross My Heart"
Directed by Jacques Fansten
comedy which became a cult hit. Martin (Nicolas
Parodi) conceals his mother's death to avoid the soulless French social services or
anonymous orphanage. His classmates enter into a pact to withhold the information from the
authorities and tension is established through their intricate efforts to preserve all
signs of normalcy. "A comic essay on the desperate ingenuity of youth" (Time
Magazine). Cinematography by Jean-Claude Saillier. With Sylvain Copans, Cecilia
Rouaud and Delphine Gouttman. French with English subtitles.