Compétition internationale
44th edition
18>27 november 2022, Nantes

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In the near future, the government declares the new regions “Hinterland” and “Headland” independent self-governing territories. To avoid ethnic cleansing, all people living where they were not born and – and vice versa – must “go home”, meaning Hinterlander Primo January and Headlander Bethany Lawrence must be uprooted and rehoused. The teenagers do not meet each other during the displacement, but as the only children in their families, they end up in one another’s rooms. Primo discovers Bethany’s diary, begun on the day of her brother’s death and featuring the imagined courting of her estranged parents. On the other side of the mountains, Bethany discovers in Primo’s story-book tall tales featuring what he calls his Invisible Siblings. As their imaginations run wild with the personal documents they have found, they fall in love with each other while unsure if they will ever meet. Then the supposedly temporary Partition becomes permanent, and Primo seeks out one last, life-threatening opportunity to meet Bethany…

  • Titre français
    Headland (en développement)
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    Elan Gamaker
  • Production
    Proper Film
  • Producteur délégué
    David Horler
  • Support de projection
  • Sous-titrage

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