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