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  • The GIRAFFE'S NECK Alternative


When precocious, nine-year-old Mathilde disovers that the grandmother she had always been told was dead is, in fact, very much alive, she runs away from home to discover the truth. Dragging her grandfather out of his retirement home, the two set off by van on a trail leading to Biarritz. Mathilde's mother, meanwhile, has her own journey to make.

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