Life and Death (05:16)
Young children worry about death and dying. Karine explains how her mother was picking out wallpaper for her bedroom the night before she committed suicide. Her friends did not know how Karine's mother died.
Mourning Mothers (02:55)
Children share what they believe death is. Loic's mother recorded a video tape for him. Emelie's mother died of skin cancer.
Car Accident (03:02)
Virginie and Rosalie describe how their father died in a car accident the night before they were to vacation in the Bahamas. The sisters discuss how they did not want to see his dead body and knew he wasn't going to return to them.
Sudden Death (05:45)
Frederic's mother suffered from a stroke and died quickly. Marie-Clara describes how her father died when his heart stopped beating; her mother refused to tell her until the next day. She saw a video where an angel brought back someone who died, but knows that will not happen to her father.
Karine's brother was scared that he would die and slept poorly after his mother's suicide. Michael describes how his father appeared happy on the day he took his own life.
Wakes and Funerals (05:00)
Children describe seeing the corpse and ashes of their loved one who died. Frederic said goodbye to his mother at the hearse. Virginie and Rosalie explain they would have preferred if their dad was not cremated.
Death of a Child (03:32)
Charlie-Audrey describes how a car hit her brother. Her mother could not stop crying after Bruno's death.
Karine feels as if her mother abandoned her. Rosalie draws violent pictures about the drunk driver who killed her father. Virginie needs a photograph to picture her father.
Children Missing Their Mothers (02:03)
Emelie wonders why her mother died on Mother's Day. Karine cried after Emelie's mother kissed Karine goodnight.
Watching Parents Mourn (03:40)
Charlie-Audrey describes how depressed her mother became after the death of her brother. Loic explains how he cared for his mother during her illness.
Talking to the Departed (05:44)
Frederic tells his mother he loves her every day. Rosalie describes the difference between a father and a stepfather. Marie-Clara' watches videos and listens to stories when she is sad about her father's death.
Where Do Loved Ones Go? (05:45)
Children discuss what they believe happens after death. Theories include reincarnation, watching from the stars, and staying nearby. Virginie believes her father ceased to exist.
Credits: The Fiancée of Life (01:49)
Credits: The Fiancée of Life
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