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Fortuna

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1 hr 41 min
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After having crossed the Mediterranean, Fortuna, a teenager from Ethiopia, is welcomed with other refugees to a Swiss monastery for the winter. She meets 28 year-old Kabir with whom she fall head-over-heels in love. Their relationship develops away from prying eyes. One day Kabir disappears...

Direction, screenplay: Germinal Roaux (Switzerland/Belgium, black and white, 2018)
Cast: Kidist Siyum Beza (Fortuna), Bruno Ganz (brother Jean), Patrick d'Assumçao (Mr Blanchet), Assefa Zerihun Gudeta (Sabir), Yoann Blanc (brother Luc), Pierre Banderet (brother Michel)
Genre: drama
Awards: Cristal Bear, Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury (Berlinale 2018), Grand Prix (Tübingen/Stuttgart 2018), nominations (Geneva 2019)