Head Above Water

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Head Above Water (Marche ou crève)

Directed by Margaux Bonhomme

  • France 2018; 83 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Film Award, FIPRESCI Award - Tallinn Black Nights FF

Synopsis

Elisa is an enthusiastic and hotheaded teenager who’s hoping to enjoy her last summer at home in Vercors, in South-West France, before moving away and striking out on her own. But the one to move out ends up being her mother, leaving Elisa and her father to take care of Elisa’s older sister, Manon, who has mental and physical disabilities. The ever-increasing weight of this burden pushes Elisa from love to hate and to the verge of losing herself and ground.

Production

  • AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES CINÉMA

     

  • AVENUE B PRODUCTIONS

     

International Sales

  • CHARADES

    Nicolas Rebeschini