CONTINUER

Joachim Lafosse

Belgium, France 84 min. min Spanish premiere

Synopsis

Sybille, a divorced mother, can’t stand watching her teenage son Samuel slip into a violent and meaningless life. She is also struggling with her own demons, past and present. As a last resort, she takes Samuel on a long journey across Kyrgyzstan. Accompanied only by their two horses, mother and son face the magnificent yet hostile natural environment, its dangers, its rewards, its people… and above all each other. Based on the novel Continuer by acclaimed author Laurent Mauvignier .

Themes

French CinemaWestern

Director

Joachim Lafosse

(Belgium, 1975) He studied at Louvain-la-Neuve and his first full length feature, Folie Privée (2004), won the FIPRESCI award at the Bratislava International Film Festival. In a few years he has built a solid filmography shown at the main international festivals. À perdre la raison was shown at D’A 2013.

Filmography: Continuer (2018), Después de nosotros (2015), Los caballeros blancos (2012), Perder la razón (2012, D’A 2103), Avant les mots (curt, 2010), Elève libre (2008), Ça rend heureux (2006), Propiedad privada (2006), Folie Privée (2004), Tribu (curt, 2001)

Joachim Lafosse

Film information

Int. title: Keep Going
Director: Joachim Lafosse
Script: Joachim Lafosse, Thomas Van Zuylen
Contact: Le Pacte
With: Virginie Efira, Kacey Mottet-Klein
Country: Belgium, France
Year: 2018
Format: DCP
Length: 84 min. min
Language: French
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2019