Original Title: L'arbre et la forêt
Directors: Olivier Ducastel,
French with subtitles
97 min. min
When stern patriarch Frédérick refuses to attend his eldest son’s funeral, his absence outrages his surviving children and dredges up secrets that threaten to shatter the family. The directors behind Born in ’68 present a generous meditation on shame and its multigenerational repercussions, breathing life into its buried-secret storyline. Three generations of actors create an unforgettable portrait of a family that doesn’t know itself.