Drama - Completed 2014

On a remote island inhabited solely by women and young boys, Nicolas (10) and the other boys are subjected to mysterious and sinister medical treatments.

& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
Special Presentations
San Sebastian FF 2015
Official selection Special Jury Prize & Jury Prize for Best Cinematography
Stockholm IFF 2015
Competition Best cinematography
Ventana Sur 2015
European Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, Fantasy
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Writer(s)
    • Lucile HADZIHALILOVIC , Alanté KAVAÏTÉ, Geoff COX
    • Producer(s)
    • Sylvie PIALAT ( Les Films du Worso), Benoît QUAINON ( Les Films du Worso), Jérôme VIDAL (Noodles Production )
    • Synopsis
    • 10-year-old Nicolas lives with his mother on a remote island, in a village inhabited solely by women and young boys. In a hospital overlooking the ocean, all the boys are subjected to a mysterious medical treatment. Only Nicolas questions what is happening around him. He senses that his mother is lying to him, and is determined to find out what she does with the other women at night, on the beach… What he discovers is the beginning of a nightmare into which he is helplessly drawn. But in Stella, a young nurse at the hospital, Nicolas finds an unexpected ally…
      Lucile Hadzihalilovic (Innocence - Best New Director Award - San Sebastian, Bronze Horse - Stockholm FF) returns with a new journey into a fantastic world of  childhood dreams, fantasies and fears…