The Passengers (1999)

Director
Jean-Claude Guiguet

Main cast
Fabienne Babe; Philippe Garziano; Bruno Putzulu; Stéphane Rideau; Gwenaëlle Simon

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
It is a day like any other. Men and women make their way across Paris via the new tramway, silent in their thoughts but willing to tell us their stories. A young man who is taking flowers to the grave of his former lover, a victim of AIDS, reflects on their last moments together. Another young man is so obsessed with finding a woman with perfect feet that he ends up marrying one with an unpleasant face. David, a school teacher, begins an amorous liaison with a an unemployed younger man, Marco, whilst Pierre, a security guard, is all too ready to give up his days of solitude when he meets the right woman. Around them, society seems to be crumbling, the spread of AIDS reflecting a far deeper malaise in a world that has lost its way…


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