In the middle of nowhere, a workers’ housing project was cleared of its population some years ago. However, some inhabitants decided to stay, more through choice than necessity, because this is where they were born and...展开where they grew up.
Among them are Francis, the conscientious worker who continues to maintain the machine on which he worked his whole life, and his son, Samir, who has just returned to the area after a long absence.
Their neighbor, Maria lives with her son Jose. The latter lives under the misapprehension that his father is Gary Cooper. Everyday he waits for him in the street of this modern no man’s land, which increasingly resembles the set of an old western...
2009 Cannes International Film Festival – Critic's week Grand Prize