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  Lukas Dhont

  Belgium, France, Netherlands     104 minutes


Leo and Remi, two thirteen-year-old best friends, have spent every moment of their summer together. As the season ends, a new school year brings with it a new set of social pressures that tests their intimate, seemingly unbreakable bond. An enthralling, breathless visual style plunges viewers into the exhilarating, emotionally uncertain world of adolescence with immersive, devastating clarity. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Lukas Dhont’s second film is a transformative and unforgettable portrait of the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing.


58th Chicago International Film Festival Gold Q-Hugo and Silver Hugo Jury Award. Learn more…

 French with subtitles 

Content Warning

This film contains themes of suicide.

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Film Credits

  •   Michiel Dhont, Dirk Impens
  •   Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens
  •   Alain Dessauvage
  •   Eve Martin
  •   Frank Van Den Eeden
  •   Eden Dambrine, Gustav De Waele, Émilie Dequenne, Léa Drucker
  •   Vincent Sinceretti
  •   Valentin Hadjadj


International Competition Patron

Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum Family Foundation