Dark Heart of the Forest

Le Coeur Noir Des Forêts

Sun 10 July / Pálás 1 / 18:00

2021 / Belgium & France / 104 min / Drama

Nikolaï is 16 years old, and lives between his foster institution and host families.
“Mirzabekiantz delivers a feature debut that is sensitive and bewitching, about two lost souls who are looking for love but are not sure what kind.”
— Cineuropa

Lonely and haunted by the origins of his abandonment, he dreams of starting a family. When 15-year-old Camille, intriguing and brazen, arrives at his home, Nikolaï convinces her to go and live with him in the forest.

Irish Premiere

Director: Serge Mirzabekiantz
Writers: Serge Mirzabekiantz, Benjamin d’Aoust & Patrick Delperdange
Cast: Quito Rayon Richter, Elsa Houben & Aurélia Petit

Principal funder