At the end of a war, you win or you lose. However, the most important thing is what you have done during this war time. Declaration of War (La GuerreestDéclarée) is an extraordinary and heartfelt French film, which captures the emotions and memories of a young couple who find themselves at the center of war that requires hope and resistance. Although the names are different, this is a very personal and true story for filmmaker Valerie Donzelli, who directs, co-writes and co-stars with Jeremie Elkaim. Declaration of War is a fictionalized version of Donzelli and Elkaim’s real-life battles because their infant son Gabriel fought against cancer threatening their life.