Toronto International Film Festival
Director : Mia Hansen-Løve / France, Germany/2018/Colour/107’/ French, English
Director and Screenplay Mia Hansen-Løve Producer Philippe Martin, David Thion DoP Hélène Louvart Editor Marion Monnier Music Raphael Hamburger Sound Design Vincent Vatoux Cast Suzan Anbeh, Roman Kolinka, Judith Chemla
Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria, being freed, first spends his days in Paris. Gabriel shows no interest in being stuck in the same place after his traumatic time in a warzone. Instead, he chooses to be on the move. He heads to his childhood home in Goa in order to both escape and find himself in the process. There, he meets Maya, the young daughter of Gabriel’s Godfather, who runs an eco-friendly hotel, becomes friends straightaway.