“A moving historical drama about being pulled in different directions between the past, present and future, a dark feminist fairy tale with a real sting in the tail.” - Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, AWFJ Women on Film

“An ambitious calling card.” - Fionnuala Halligan, Screen International

Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00pm | In Lindeburg’s ethereal and haunting debut, 14-year-old-Lise is a farmer's daughter, the eldest of her siblings and the first in her family to go to school. When her mother goes into complicated labor, Lise’s dreams are threatened by superstition, ignorance and fear. Chicago premiere.

Awards & Nominations

Winner - Best Director, Best Leading Performance (Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl) - San Sebastian International Film Festival
Official Selection - International Film Festival Rotterdam, Camerimage International Film Festival, CPH PIX, Sao Paulo International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival

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