Florent, 23, is an upper class Parisian who dreams of going back to America, where he attended college. One summer he meets Alessia, an American girl, lost in the streets of Paris. Together and with random encounters while on a journey from Paris to Normandy, they explore their passions, which draws them closer as well as bring up their clashing differences. As they face a crucial crossroad in their lives, they will uncover new sides of themselves, struggling to determine who they are personally, professionally and sexually while trying to break free from their upbringings.

Original title: HAPPY
Theme(s): Love, Sex, Travel, Friendship, Paris
About director
  • Jordan Goldnadel

    Born in Paris in 1989, Jordan graduated from Tisch (NYU) in 2011. After directing 15 shorts, this is his first feature, directed at age 24, in Paris and Normandy, with an international team. Most recently he was the second unit director for an independent American feature, currently in post and has written a new screenplay to be produced in 2015.

Festival(s) & Award(s)
  • Montreal World Film Festival (2015) Regards sur les Cinémas du Monde
  • Avvantura Zadar Film Festival (2015)