Two marginal characters, a lively teen and a lonely man, cross paths in 80s Newfoundland in this bewitching tale whose stunning natural settings help instil a feeling of otherworldliness.
Jackie, a teen in late-80s Newfoundland, is dealing with the trials of adolescence – friendship, dating, wanting to belong vs. having to conform – as she comes to grips with her emerging womanhood. In parallel, Dennis, a lonely outcast, struggles with his increasingly dark fantasies. What will happen when their paths cross? Nicole Dorsey’s debut feature, remarkably nuanced, reinvents the coming-of-age movie, using The Rock’s brooding magnificence to breathtaking effect. Ella Ballentine...
QUéBEC, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
| 101 minutes | 2019
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