Cherchez Hortense | 2012

Romantic Comedy, Foreign
The story of a middle-aged academic under pressure from his wife, a theater director, to solicit work papers from his father, a high-ranking civil servant, for a certain Zaria Velickovic.


SBS Productions

Production Company


Damien is a professor of Chinese civilization, living with wife, Iva - who is a theater director - and their son Noé. Damien and Iva's marriage has grown a bit lackluster, which is all the more reason Damien would like to help when his wife asks that he go to his father, a state department official, to ask for help preventing one of her actors from being deported. The one obstacle: Damien's distant and difficult relationship with his father.