An Open Heart

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Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine of everyday living. But Mila’s unexpected pregnancy, combined with increasing pressure from work at the hospital, drives Javier to drink more heavily and he ends up being suspended. Faced with his demons, Javier drifts further and further away from Mila. Yet, when their relationship is under serious threat, Javier is ready to do whatever it takes to win Mila back.
 
 

Marion Laine

Marion Laine studied Arabic language at the Sorbonne. Quickly, she dropped out of school to enroll in acting classes. After several roles in movies, Marion Laine took directing and scriptwriting. She made several short films and wrote four feature film scripts. The first film of Marion Laine, A Simple Heart, adapted from the story of G. Flaubert, was released in 2008. A Monkey On My Shoulder is her second feature film.