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Series

Lâcher prise

( Season 1 )
Disciplined, organised, hyperactive, divorced and a mother to a little boy she adores, Valérie is a successful professional with only one master: her diary. Until one particularly busy morning when she finds... a flea in her son's hair. A minor detail which nevertheless has unexpected consequences...

Episodes

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Episode 8: Unpredictable evening

Kevin and Éric want to take Thomas on holiday but Madeleine won't hear of Valérie being separated from her son all summer. To keep the peace, Valérie demands that they organise a supper and all behave properly, in a family spirit. But the supper doesn't go as planned...

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois
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Episode 9: Small steps

Valérie feels that she has rested enough and it's time for work again. She gets a job interview, but on the same day as Thomas' best friend's birthday. She gives Madeleine the task of taking Thomas to the party.

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois
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Episode 10: Headlong rush

Among the sources of tension between Valérie and her mother is Valérie's father, who Madeleine considers to be a first-class moron. After yet another row, a furious Valérie storms out. During her short absence, Madeleine learns some surprising things about the father/daughter relationship...

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois
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Episode 11: A change of air

Valérie has taken a stupid decision and daren't tell anyone. Tired of seeing her daughter in front of the TV all day and night, Madeleine locks her out for an hour. But Valérie disappears.

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois
Cast: Sophie Cadieux (Valérie), Antoine Archambault (Thomas), Sylvie Léonard (Madeleine), Simon Lacroix (Éric), Éric Paulhus (Kevin), Éric Bernier (Stéphane), Jean-Moïse Martin (Simon), Olivia Palacci (Geneviève), Christine Beaulieu (Josiane)
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Episode 12: Gradually letting go

Just to annoy her mother, Valérie agrees to talk about her burn-out on Stéphane's programme. But in the make-up room, she wonders if public exposure would be a good thing. Madeleine and Kevin find the lease signed by Valérie, which she's told no one about...

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois
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Episode 13: Clearing the decks

Valérie finally agrees to accept a little chaos and chance in her life. She goes to live in the humble apartment she rented on a whim. Her friends and family disapprove, boycotting the housewarming party. Meanwhile, Simon's wife Josiane decides it's time to meet her rival...

Directed by: Stéphane Lapointe (season 1, Canada, 2016)
Screenplay: Isabelle Langlois