Sensitive and solitary, 12-year-old Paul lives with his mother near the rural mental institution where she works. His lonely world is turned upside down by Gloria, an electrifying schizophrenic teenager in treatment, with whom he feels a powerful connection. After abetting her escape, the two embark on a perilous journey through the forest, veering into dangerous untamed physical and psychological territory.
“a kind of unorthodox, edgy, two-handed coming-of-ager, following its protagonists along the often disorienting paths of budding sexuality”
- French with subtitles