Sylvie notes the arrival of her young brother Paul. Looking for a gun, he tells her that he wishes to “avence the death of our father”. In fact however, their father died accidentally five years earlier. Sylvie refuses to give him the gun. She then goes to see Walser, one of her father’s former associates. the outcome of the meeting is very different from what she had expected.

plakatFeature, F/CH/I 1998, 170′, 35mm, colour

Director Jacques Rivette

Original version

T&C Film, Zurich
Pierre Grise Productions Paris
Alia Films, Rome