“The film plays with truth that sits behind this beauty.”
“It´s a sophisticated and aesthetically appealing first film”
“It´s a summer movie, yet it brings so much more to the table than just a touch of warmth.”
Awarded in Berlinale Generation (like THE QUIET GIRL the previous year), renowned short film director Jenna Hasse makes her feature debut with this delicate story that echoes the first Celine Sciamma’s works. Tender French speaking first feature film starring Melanie Doutey (THE CONNECTION, SINK OR SWIN) and new comer Clarisse Moussa. Perfectly blending performances from its young cast and those from the adults played by professional actors, the film will delight like a summer breeze.
As punishment for getting bad grades in school, teenage Margaux is compelled to spend a torrid summer with her father and his new girlfriend at the shores of Lake Geneva, working as a volunteer in an orphanage. There, captivated by the idyllic nature, Margaux will develop a very peculiar relationship with a rebellious and lonely girl that will lead her to reconsider her priorities and also awaken in her certain unsuspected maternal instincts.