"Yet another Sciamma treasure for us to contemplate, behold and immerse ourselves in." - Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, AWFJ Women on Film
"A poignant and moving coming-of-age story, and an example of the way cinema can make real both memories, without losing their bitter honesty, and dreams, without compromising on their glowing promise." - Siddhant Adlakha, Observer
Following the death of her beloved grandmother, 8-year-old Nelly accompanies her parents to her mother’s childhood home to begin the difficult process of cleaning out its contents. As Nelly explores the house and nearby woods, she is immediately drawn to a neighbor her own age building a treehouse. What follows is a tender tale of childhood grief, memory and connection from beloved auteur Celine Sciamma (PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE).
Awards & Nominations
Winner - FIPRESCI Prize, Best Film, Stockholm Film Festival
Nominee - Best Film, Berlin Film Festival
Nominee - Best Film Not in the English Language, BAFTA Awards
Nominee, Gold Hugo for Best Feature, Chicago International Film Festival
We require proof of full vaccination for all screenings and events at the Film Center. See our full COVID-19 policy and details below.