After spending a regrettable night in a coffin, Bertrand reviews his life and decides to withdraw to a remote, mysterious place, the Kingdom. He is welcomed by Uma, for whom the attaining of pleasure and joy amounts to a war to be waged against the modern world. So Bertrand lets himself go and decides to become a warrior.
Cannes IFF 2008
Bertrand Bonello was born in 1968. He came to the cinema by way of music. His first feature, Quelque chose d'organique / Something Organic (1998), was screened at the Berlin Film Festival. After two other features and a short shown in different Cannes sections, he releases My New Picture, an album accompanied by a film, in 2007.
1996 Qui je suis (dok. / doc.)
1998 Quelque chose d'organique / Something Organic
2001 Le Pornographe / The Pornographer
2002 The Adventures of James and David (k.m. / short)
2005 Cindy: The Doll Is Mine (k.m. / short)
2007 My New Picture (k.m. / short)
2008 O wojnie / De la guerre / On War