2017 / Luxembourg, Belgium, France / 112 min / N-13
Director(s) - Laura Schroeder
Screenwriter(s) - Laura Schroeder, Marie Nimier
Actors - Lolita Chammah, Isabelle Huppert, Thémis Pauwels, Charles Müller, Elsa Houben, Marja-Leena Juncker, Luc Schiltz
Producer(s) - Sébastien Delloye, Jeanne Geiben, Pol Cruchten, Sebastian Schelenz, Martine de Clermont-Tonnere
Cinematographer - Hélène Louvart
Editor(s) - Damien Keyeux
Composer(s) - Petra Jean Phillipson
Sales agent - Luxbox
Production company - Wallimage Sa
Dialogues - French
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English
Catherine returns to Luxembourg from Switzerland following a period of ten years during which her daughter Alba was raised by her own mother Elisabeth. From the side of the tennis court, she watches Elisabeth coach Alba, her face clearly showing how well she remembers this mixture of stimulus and humiliation from her own childhood. The roles in this female family trio have been assigned. Does Catherine stand any sort of chance of being a mother to her daughter after so much time has passed? On a spontaneous trip to the family’s summer house, Alba and Catherine’s wounds and longings come out into the open. Sometimes they seem more like two very different sisters, who dance together in the garden and wear the same childish sweatshirts.
Laura Schroeder (b. 1980 in Luxembourg).
"Senteurs" (2008, short), "Double Saut" (2010, short), "Schatzritter" (2012), "Barrage" (2017, "Kino pavasaris").