Film Movement volume 14, film 8
Schneider, a hitman, gets a call from Mertens on the morning of his birthday. He has a last-minute assignment for Schneider who refuses the request because it is his birthday. Mertens insists that it is an important matter. When they meet in Mertens' office, Schneider is told that the target is Ramon Bax, a writer. He lives alone in a secluded place. "It's an easy job. With a little luck you're back home before noon." Schneider accepts the assignment....
Unlikeable antiques dealer François always gets what he wants, but there's one thing he's never had: a friend. Challenged to a bet by his business partner, François must find someone who will pose as his best pal in just 10 days. Enlisting the assistance of charming taxi driver Bruno, François goes to outrageous lengths to be a likeable guy.
A doctor tries to convince an amnesiac that an unfaithful woman is his wife, and she and her lover should be killed.
A closeted gay, middle aged farmer lives with his aged and bedridden father. As his father's life begins to fade, his own gains a new momentum--but at what cost?