Twenty-nine year-old French director Delphine Gleize's debut feature spins a fascinating, sometimes mystical variation on the notion that a butterfly's fluttering wings can cause a hurricane halfway around the world. A young matador, Victor (Julien Lescarret), is gored in southern Spain and the lives of a group of tangentially related individuals scattered across Europe change forever. Victor, the son of a celebrated bullfighter who was killed during a fatal encounter in the corrida
, is gored by his very first bull, a snorting bete noire
named Romero. In northern France, little Winnie (Raphaelle Molinier), an epileptic who's kept on Valium to stave off ...