Twin Flower

Laura Luchetti

Italy 2018, 96 min.

Fiction

Spoken language: French, Italian, Bambara

Subtitles: English

Dutch premiere

Against the stunningly beautiful backdrop of Sardinia’s countryside, Anna and Basim find love and comfort in each other. The two teenagers are on the run and longing for peace and safety. Despite the many dangers and perilous circumstances, something beautiful blossoms between them. A wonderful Italian drama about hope, strength and friendship.

Synopsis

Anna, a beautiful Italian teenager, is on the run from Malfredi, a creepy human trafficker who employed her father. When she is harassed by a couple of annoying men, Basim stands up for her and chases off her assailants. Basim has already been on quite a journey. After fleeing the Ivory Coast, he is on his way to a better life in Europe. Without any identity papers, he somehow manages to scrape together a bit of cash to survive. Both teenagers have had to endure intense hardship at a young age and have been abandoned to their fate. The road ahead of them is wide open, their destiny unclear. They are stronger together, so they decide to become friends in order to survive in the mysterious, rugged landscape of Sardinia.

Official website: http://www.fandango.it/film/twin-flower

Credits

World sales:

Fandango Distribuzione

info@fandango.it; sales@fandango.it

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www.fandango.it

Talkshows & debates

Twin Flower: Introduction by Reinier Boere and Anne Dekker of Sea Watch

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 17:00

Reiner Boere and Anne Dekker speak about their work on the rescue ship Sea Watch.

Twin Flower: Q&A with Reinier Boere and Anne Dekker of Sea Watch

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 17:00

After the film Reiner Boere and Anne Dekker will speak with journalist Linda Polman about their work on the rescue ship Sea Watch.