La sentinelle

2 hr 19 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
Available subtitles
25-year-old Mathias heads to Paris to study forensics. In the train, a man threatens him then disappears. The next day he finds a shrunken head typical of the Jivaro Indians in his luggage. Initially afraid, he is quickly fascinated by this body fragment...

Directed by: Arnaud Desplechin, 1992
Cast: Emmanuel Salinger (Mathias), Thibault de Montalembert (Jean-Jacques), Jean-Louis Richard (Bleicher), Valérie Dréville (Nathalie), Marianne Denicourt (Marie), Bruno Todeschini (William), Emmanuelle Devos (Claude)...
Genre: psychodrama
Country: France
Awards: Official selection at the Cannes Festival in 1992, César for the best new actor (Emmanuel Salinger) in 1993.
Parental guidance: not recommended for children under the age of 10 (-10)