At the heart of Ganges Delta, hardly anyone ventures to the Silence Islands.
« No London Today » is an immersion into the world of five young refugees, Chafik, Aron, Abraham, Henok and Ermias, waiting and wandering in Calais, trying illegally to reach England.
"No london today". That's exactly the words Arman told me the first time I met him. We were sitting on a bench, in the street. I was on holidays in Calais, a city in the north of France, he was waiting for the night to fall, to reach England as a clandestine. That's where this strange trip started, a still trip in another Calais with no beaches, no terraces and no place in the sun.
Once their army service is behind them, many Israelis flock overseas for a year or two. Out of 60 000 who travel each year, 30 000 go to India.
The trip is a way to forget traumatizing experiences lived or seen while in the army and to escape the current situation in Israel.
Every year, some Israeli backpackers get in trouble as a result of drug use and post traumatic stress and have to be rescued.
Virgile has been nearly everywhere, or so it seems. Long distance travels on the bike in Africa, hitchiking thourgh the Russian continent, on trains in Asia... he knows it all. Yet there's one place left where he didn't experience adventure: his home... The Jura mountains in France. He thus launch himself on a new quest: local exploration.