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A seemingly unbreakable bond between two 13-year-old boys is suddenly torn apart in this Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner

Description

Thirteen-year-olds Leo and Remi are best friends with a seemingly unbreakable bond — that is, until it’s suddenly torn apart, with world-shaking consequences for both boys and their families.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, CLOSE is an emotionally transformative masterpiece about navigating the hardships and confusion of childhood. The second film from Belgian director Lukas Dhont leaves audiences with an unforgettable portrait of the intersections of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing.

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Director

Lukas Dhont

Producer

Michiel Dhont, Dirk Impens

Writer

Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens

Cast

Eden Dambrine, Gustav De Waele, Émilie Dequenne & Léa Drucker

Showtimes

In-Person


5:30 PM - SVA - Silas