Ombline, lives by herself in Montmartre with her two parrots which she calls Mummy and Daddy. A fortune teller advises her to live and love instead of remaining turned to the past. Her neighbour Pierre has been betrayed by a woman and thinks he cannot love anymore. Will they get to know each other or will Ombline follow Mr Fitzpatrick, the mysterious crocodile-man’s advice to remain pure and lonely? A dreamy and elegant novel in an atmosphere which reminds of Amélie Poulain.
Awards: Shortlisted for Prix Vendredi 2019
Movie reference: Le fabuleux destin d’Amelie Poulain
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