L'Atelier du Festival
- Directed by:
- Gabriel ABRANTES, Daniel SCHMIDT
- FRANCE, PORTUGAL
- 100.00 minutes
- Idioma da filmagem FRENCH , CREOLE, PORTUGUESE
- Orçamento provisório 2.3 M€
- Financiamento adquirido 0.65 M€
Two Haitian farmers, destitute after the earthquake, plan to immigrate to Florida. Their teenage daughters, Jacques and Fredeline, who are neighbors and lovers, want to stay together. So they run away from home, pretend to be orphan sisters in Port-au-Prince, blackmail acorrupt adoption agent, and finzlly get adopted by Natalia, a wealthy leftist Brazilian woman looking to adopt the ‘perfect children’. Soon, sexual tensions rise between the three, leading Fredeline to sabotage Jacques’ birthday party. Natalia is left blind by Jacques’ actions and their relationship is destroyed. Jacques escapes from Brazil by pretending to be a stewardess on a cruise ship. Natalia and Fredeline decide to rest by taking a vacation, but coincidentally board the cruise ship Jacques is on. After a confusion of identities, a theft, imprisonment and emotional outbursts, the three flee the cruise ship and escape to Haiti, chasing one another back to the girls’ village where they reunite with their fathers and come together to form a strange new family.
O LIVRO DE PROJECTOS
A ficha de encontros
Profissionais, encontrem os cineastas do Atelier em Cannes de 17 a 23 de Maio.