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1h 31m Official Selection 2023

A joyous and heartfelt coming-of-age road movie, this beautifully crafted debut by Zara Dwinger establishes her as a remarkable filmmaking talent to watch. 11-year-old Lu is living in foster care when her estranged mum Karina turns up and whisks her away on a madcap road trip to Poland. Lu would do anything to stay by her mum’s side, and soon they are swept up in a Bonnie & Clyde-like fantasy. Rosa van Leeuwen and Frieda Barnhard give exceptional lead performances as the mother-daughter partners in crime, sharing on-screen chemistry that evokes LIFF 2022 Closing Film Aftersun.

This film is screening in venues during LIFF 2023. To see a full listing of our film programme please visit our What’s On Page.


Zara Dwinger


Dutch, Polish, English