Twenty-four hours in the life of Radio France, from one dawn to another. Along its corridors, inside its recording studios, with its producers, presenters, journalists and various guests.
The Adamant is a unique day-care center. A floating structure located on the Seine, in the heart of Paris, it welcomes adults with mental disorders, offering the kind of care that grounds them in time and space and helps them recover or keep up their spirits. The management team tries to resist the deterioration and dehumanization of psychiatry as best as they can.
Every year, thousands of students—mostly women—enroll in nursing school, where they take classes and work as interns. Throughout this intense and difficult process, they will have to acquire an enormous body of knowledge and prepare to shoulder heavy responsibilities. This documentary narrates the ups and downs of a field that will confront them with wounded human bodies and souls.
Nénette, a female orangutan born in 1969 in the rainforests of Borneo, turns 40 years old. She lives at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, and is older than the personel who work there. Without question, she is the star — hundreds of visitors parade by her cage every day. The animal observes the human being. The human being observes the animal and tries to understand her and give meaning to each one of her actions. What is the meaning of ours?
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