Fortuna

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Fortuna

Directed by Germinal Roaux

  • Switzerland, Belgium 2018; 106 min
  • Original version: French, Amharic
  • Genre: Drama
    • Crystal Bear for Best Film of the Generation 14plus Youth Jury, Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury - Berlin IFF

Synopsis

Fortuna (14), a young Ethiopian teenage girl, has had no news of her parents since arriving in Lampedusa, Italy. Together with other refugees, she is given shelter for the winter in a Swiss catholic hospice at an altitude of over 2000 meters. While they wait for their fate to be decided by the Swiss authorities, Fortuna meets Kabir, a 26-year-old African refugee, and falls desperately in love. Their relationship develops in secret, till the day Kabir disappears.

Production

  • VEGA FILM

     

International Sales

  • LOCO FILMS