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twin flower

Along the roads that stretch through the harsh and beautiful Sardinian landscape, we meet two troubled teens: Anna is on the run from the immigrant trafficker her father used to work for and Basim is an illegal immigrant orphan from the Ivory Coast. Together, they find protection as they journey toward safety: Basim, hoping to reach the North of Europe, and Anna, running from the man who is trying to keep his secret from becoming public. Adventuring across the visually rich countryside they form a powerful bond as they dodge in and out of public view, hiding from danger.

As nuanced as it is profound, Laura Luchetti’s skillful drama is an exploration of companionship, lost innocence, and shared destiny as these young beings try to construct a new life despite having been brought together by forces beyond their control.

Australian Premiere
Cast: Anastasiya Bogach, Kallil Kone, Aniello Arena, Giorgio Colangeli
Drama | Italy | 2019 | 96 min
Italian and French with English subtitles
“Combines the tropes of growing up, the refugee crisis and a delicate relationship with remarkable sensitivity.”
Official Selection Bvlgari Critics' Choice Award 2019




Laura Luchetti has directed many short films, music videos, commercials, documentaries and theatre productions. Her first feature, Febbre da Fieno (2010) featured at many international film festivals. Her latest stop-motion project, Sugarlove was official selected for 2018’s Venice Film Festival Critics’ Week.

Da non perdere perché il paesaggio mozzafiato della Sardegna fa da sfondo al viaggio di due adolescenti in grave difficoltà verso un nuovo futuro.
Honourable Mention, Toronto International Film Festival 2018
BFI London Film Festival 2018
Busan International Film Festival 2018