What happened on October 1st? An unprecedented look at the self-determination process from the director’s subjective point of view brings us to the forefront of the fight. Grass-roots activists, street protesters, Catalan leaders and spontaneous mobilizations are the testimonies of a cinematographic portrait depicting civil disobedience in Catalonia, where repression is fought with a smile.
Some days before his death, Peret, one of the greatest gypsy musicians in Spain, shares with his granddaughter Santa the origin of Catalan Rumba. 50 years after the hit Borriquito, the grandsons feature an intimate portrait of this great music icon, and the only musical genre created on the streets of Europe in the 20th century.
Jacques Tatí turns to incarnate Monsieur Hulot is a kind and extravagant man who lives in a humble neighborhood. She often visits her sister's house: an ultramodern mansion where everything is automated. The brother-in-law of Mr. Hulot does not approve of the close relationship between him and his son Gerald.