In the multicultural Parisian district of La Goutte d’Or, Ramses makes a living as a clairvoyant, scamming his clients into believing he can contact the dead. As he gets caught up with a gang of young and fearless boys who terrorize the locals, Ramses makes a troubling and tragic discovery on a construction site. Could there be some truth behind his fraudulent mysticism ? Getting carried away on a fateful night, Ramses will come to develop a special bound with the street kids and confront the ghosts of his own childhood.
After Neither Heaven Nor Earth (Canne 2015 Critics’ Week), Clément Cogitore goes deep into this vibrant yet little known neighbourhood close to Montmartre to tell a thrilling and moving urban tale which questions themes of belief and blood ties against the backdrop of immigration and social inequalities.