A young woman takes advantage of her father's funeral to look for a
neighbour she was once friendly with and discover why she put an end to
their amorous liaison several months previously. They meet up and
replay their earlier love scenes. As they get to know one another
for a second time it appears that they are being drawn into a kind of war,
a war consisting of recurrent battles in which they test their feelings
and decide whether what they feel for one another is indeed love...
Mes séances de lutte
is a French film drama first released in Taiwan on 13th September 2013,
directed by Jacques Doillon.
The film stars Sara Forestier, James Thiérrée, Louise Szpindel, Mahault Mollaret and Bill Leyshon.
It has also been released under the title: Love Battles
It is a Doillon et Compagnie production, produced by Daniel Marquet and distributed by Adopt Films.
Other recommended films that have been directed by Jacques Doillon include: L'An 01
Le Petit criminel
(1996). The actor Sara Forestier has also appeared in: Les Fantômes de Louba
Serge Gainsbourg, vie héroïque
Other comedy/drama films of the 2010s from France that are worth watching include: Christophe Honoré's Les Bien-aimés
Bertrand Blier's Le Bruit des glaçons
Valérie Donzelli's La Guerre est déclarée
Pascal Rabaté's Les Petits ruisseaux
Céline Sciamma's Tomboy