Run time: 91 mins
Parisian taxi driver Charles (Dany Boon) is not having a good day. In fact he’s not having a good anything.
He is tired of barely making a living. He is tired of missing out on life with his partner and their daughter. When he gets a call to pick up an elderly passenger on the other side of Paris, he’s not keen to take the fare until the operator assures him he can turn his meter on from his start point.
His passenger is Madeleine (Line Renaud), a woman in her nineties who is finally moving out of her house into a nursing home. It’s not something she’s happy about but with no family to help her, it is a sad inevitability. Madeleine is in no rush to reach the home and encourages Charles to make stops along the way so she can revisit the Paris of her youth.
As the film progresses, Madeleine’s life story becomes increasingly unexpected, and against his will, Charles finds himself sucked into it. And, more to the point, enraptured with the effervescent Madeleine