Release Date: March 31, 2006 (limited)
2h 8m |
A French couple travels to Cambodia, hoping to adopt a child there. Geraldine and Pierre, who have exhausted the adoption procedures in their own country, realize that they’ll have to undergo even more paperwork and procedures in this country haunted by war and torn by misery.
Between the crammed orphanages full of "already adopted" children, the civil servants who offer hope in exchange for cash and the hotel where they meet other couples undergoing the same process, Geraldine is about to give up, while Pierre sours on the whole ordeal. At the end of two months, just as they are on the point of going home empty handed, an eight-month-old baby is finally put into their arms. Only one more test must be faced: obtaining an exit visa for the child...