THE LIFE BEFORE US
Madam Rosa, an old jewish lady who knew Ausswitz, has openned a “familyless hotel for kids who were born-askew”, in other words an illegal pension where the ladies who “protect herself” give up in a way theirs scorned kids. Momo, a young arab arround ten tells us his life at Mrs Rosa’s house and his love for the only mother he remains, this old respectful woman, fat and ugly and who he deeply loves. After more than ten years next to her, Momo will love her until to accompagny the old lady in hers last days.
CastWith Myriam Boyer, Julien Soster, Lola Dewaere, Eddie Rahaingo, Arny Berry, Clément Rouault, Yves Manela, Jonathan Manzambi
DVD DistributorVOD: ARTE
Based on the novel of Romain Gary
© Mercure de France, 1975
Editions Gallimard Folio