Expat Cinema: Dalva

Expat Cinema: Dalva

Emanuelle Nicot - Belgium - 2023 - 87 minuten - taal: French - ondertiteling: English
  • 12 jaar en ouder
  • angst
  • grof taalgebruik

Focus Expat Cinema: every Wednesday at 19:00 foreign language films with English subtitles.

Dalva lives with her father until one night the police raid their home and places her under juvenile protection.

She’s not like other twelve year old girls and acts and dresses like a grown woman. But has no idea why she was so roughly snatched from her father. With the help of her roommate Samia and her caretakers at the shelter, Dalva learns to be a child again.

Gradually she begins to understand that the love she shared with her father was not what she thought, and that she has a completely different trauma to deal with than the sudden breakup. Dalva is the stunning directorial debut of Emmanuelle Nicot, who was widely praised after the world premiere in Cannes.