Robin Campillo

From uproarious escapism to delicate romances, here are the year's must-see films.
At the finale of Robin Campillo's masterful Eastern Boys, the bourgeois, middle-aged Frenchman, Daniel (Oliver Rabourdin), has overhauled his relationship with the Ukrainian hustler Marek (Kirill Emelyanov) into something totally unexpected.
Money isn't everything. These days, when people start complaining about their daily misfortunes, a friend or therapist might suggest that they sit down and draw up a "gratitude list" in order to better appreciate their assets and blessings which they so often take for granted.