by Stéphane Brizé (France, 1999, 1h41)

starring Florence Vignon, Mathilde Seigner, Antoine Chappey

Solange leads rather a dull existence shared between Patrick, her husband, and her work as a traffic warden. A simple dinner with Mylène, a childhood friend who is now a star television presenter, is enough to bring home to her the mediocrity of her destiny. Hasn't the time come to realise her long-held dream of becoming a singer?