A film by Luc und Jean-Pierre Dardenne.
In French with German subtitles.
The outstanding new film from acclaimed filmmakers the Dardenne brothers is an absolutely stunning piece of work. Following a young boy (Tori) and a teenage girl (Lokita) who have left their home countries of Cameroon and Benin to make a new life in Belgium, we follow their journey as they navigate a range of difficult and challenging experiences. Whether it be finding jobs on the black market or working to send money back to their families, their friendship provides an unbreakable bond that helps them survive. Hoping to get their papers to remain in the country, they soon find that there are an array of forces stacked against them. They must fight for both their friendship and their lives as their world slowly begins to crumble. Clinging to the hope of a better life, their struggle is a gripping testament to the power of the human spirit and the courage of their relationship.
BE/FR 2022, 88 Min., frz. OmU
Regie & Buch: Luc und Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Kamera: Benoît Dervaux
Schnitt: Marie-Hélène Dozo, Valène Leroy
mit: Pablo Schils, Joely Mbundu, Marc Zinga, Nadège Ouedraogo, Charlotte De Bruyne