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Series

Survivre à ses enfants

( Season 1 )

The friendship that unites Nadine, Kamyar, Annie, Philippe and Josée hasn't been eroded by parenthood. In fact it's helped them to "survive" their children! Their meetings offer a sense of release and help to defuse the absurd situations they often find themselves in, thanks to their darling offspring.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy

Episodes

Episode
8
L'argent fait le bonheur
Episode 8: You can't buy happiness

Kamyar and Nadine try to talk Arianne out of wanting to go to a private high school. Josée and Stéphanie don't agree about how to manage their expenditure, notably that concerning Mégane. Annie has doubts about her professional capabilities.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy
Episode
9
L'exposition de Sam
Episode 9: Sam's exhibition

At Sam's school exhibition, Nadine and Kamyar are horrified to discover their son's latest obsession. Annie and Philippe put a safety harness on Édouard but find the disapproval shown by others difficult to bear.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy
Episode
10
Le pique-nique
Episode 10: The picnic

Annie has an emergency at work to cope with, whilst all her friends get together to celebrate Édouard reaching the grand old age of 15 months. For Kamyar, Nadine is obsessed with safety.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy
Episode
11
Les boulettes
Episode 11: Out-takes

Jasmine shows her parents a demeaning video of Arianne, opening a discussion about social media. Josée meets Mégane's teacher about a problem of intimidation at school.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy
Episode
12
Le chien
Episode 12: The dog

Sam wants a dog! If Kamyar is categorically against, Nadine wonders whether Sam needs one for the sake of his development. Josée is worrying that her daughter is too childish for her age. Should she destroy her illusions?

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)
Genre: comedy
Episode
13
La fête de Mégane
Episode 13: Mégane's party

Josée had announced a minimalist party for Mégane whilst forgetting how much her daughter loves extravagance. Kamyar has the fright of his life when giving Jasmine a driving lesson. Annie thinks she's pregnant.

Directed by: Louise Archambault (Canada, 2021)
Screenplay: Jean-François Léger
Cast: Mani Soleymanlou (Kamyar), Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin (Nadine), Anna Beaupré Moulounda (Josée), Marie-Ève Perron (Stéphanie), Catherine Bérubé (Annie), Mickaël Gouin (Philippe)