Synopsis by Andrea LeVasseur
French filmmaker Xavier Giannoli makes his feature-length debut as a writer/director with the psychological drama Les Corps Impatients (Eager Bodies), based on the novel by Christian de Montella. Laura Smet (daughter of singer/actor Johnny Hallyday and actress Nathalie Baye) makes her film debut as Charlotte, a young woman battling cancer. Nicolas Duvauchelle plays her boyfriend Paul, who has pledged to stick by her through the chemotherapy. When Charlotte's healthy cousin Ninon (Marie Denarnaud) comes to visit, Paul ends up sleeping with her. Originally shot on digital video, Eager Bodies was shown at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
betrayal, cancer, chemotherapy, cousin