Twin Flower

Category: feature
Director: Laura Luchetti
Country: Italy
Year: 2018
Length: 95'
Production Status: completed


"Twin Flower" is the dark tale of two teens abused and damaged by life, who together, try to regain their lost innocence. Sixteen year old Anna is on the run, escaping from a violent event that traumatized her. Because of what has happened to her she has lost her voice. On the road she is rescued by Basim, a sixteen year old illegal migrant from Ivory Coast. Together they embark on a perilous journey through the deserted lands, woods, villages and breathtaking landscapes of Sardinia. Anna is pursued by Manfredi, the migrant trafficker her father used to work for. Manfredi has always been obsessed by Anna, by her strength, her innocence, her beauty. When Anna runs away from him the man's fury is unleashed into a pursuit like that of a wild beast on the trail of its prey. Everywhere Anna goes Manfredi is just behind her. Anna and Basim only have each other in the world. Their love becomes their strength. Together they become a single element: a Twin Flower. Finding shelter in the beautiful and mysterious land of Sardinia their lives become a dark-tale in a world which is all too real. Their odyssey will reach its climax in a desperate act of extreme violence that will finally set them free, leaving them ready to walk together towards their future.

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