Holy Lola
Filmfest 2005

Pierre and Géraldine cannot have children. Determined to adopt, they travel to Southeast Asia, where they confront emotional and physical obstacles as they face French and Cambodian authorities, corruption and child trafficking in their quest to adopt a baby. "There are no villains in HOLY LOLA, nor heroes; instead, Tavernier offers an almost documentary-like account of the adoption process, of Cambodia itself and of First Worlders in the Third World, with all the vast colonial legacies of mistrust, rage and frustration that implies." - San Francisco International Film Festival

"Vivid and affecting." - The Hollywood Reporter

tags: Feature film

Cast: Jacques Gamblin, Isabelle Carré, Bruno Putzulu, Lara Guirao


Director: Bertrand Tavernier