Winner of four awards at the Cannes Film Festival: The Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star award for lead actress Zelda Samson, the Fipresci prize, Le Rail D’Or du Long Metrage and Le Prix des Visiteurs du Soir.
“First-time feature director Emmanuelle Nicot paints an achingly beautiful portrait of friendship, recovery and identity through a young girl’s childhood sexual abuse story.” - Little White Lies
“A disturbing but delicately handled French tale of parental abuse” - The Guardian ★★★★
Dalva, 12, lives alone with her father. One evening, the police storms into their home and takes her into foster care.
As Dalva befriends her new roommate Samia and social worker Jayden, she gradually comes to understand the love she shared with her father was not what she thought. With their help, Dalva will learn to become a child again.
Child sex abuse theme, strong language
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Zelda Samson, Alexis Manenti, Fanta Guirassy
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