A Change of Heart / Ils sont vivants (2022)


A wonderful topical love story about the issues of migrants and racism in modern France, and Europe as a whole. A young woman wants to help migrants in the border city of Calais. She falls for a hunky and hairy Iranian. We’ll let you discover the rest of this love story.

Kisses from PARIS!!!


Based on a true story, adapted from Calais mon amour by Béatrice Huret.

Calais, French border with the UK. Newly widowed, Béatrice lives with her son and her mother. Her beliefs and her very life are shaken upon meeting Mokhtar, an Iranian teacher who recently illegally fled to Europe. Her love for him pushes her to question the prejudices she is accustomed to and to challenge the laws of her country.

Directed by: Jérémie Elkaïm

Produced by: Super 8 Production

Genre: Fiction –

Runtime: 1 h 52 min

French release: 23/02/2022

Production year: 2020

VIDEO (TRAILER): Courtesy of Unifrance. They make wonderful films. 

A Change of Heart de Jérémie Elkaïm (2020) – Unifrance