Fabiano, 38, wird bald Vater. Er besitzt 50 Ziegen und 8 Kühe und versucht sein Bestes, um den Alpkäse herzustellen, den seine Hippie-Eltern in den 70er Jahren zum ersten Mal produzierten. Aber nichts läuft so, wie es sollte. Er ist verschuldet und fühlt sich schuldig, weil sich im Vorjahr ein tödlicher Unfall eines mazedonischen Schwarzarbeiters ereignet hat. Sein Tod verfolgt ihn. Wie können er und seine Freundin Eva unter so schwierigen Umständen ein gemeinsames Leben aufbauen?
“You’re too baked, sweetheart”, says Mads’ mother after greeting him with a kiss on the lips. In this family it is okay to bend the law, as long as you do it right. A twisted lesson the 17-year-old Ida is about to learn. Having recently lost her mother in a car accident, she has been taken in by her aunt and three cousins, whom she barely knows. Theirs is a loving home, but it soon transpires that the family, led by its caring but disciplinarian matriarch, engages in criminal activities. As boundaries keep on being pushed, Ida finds herself torn between her safety and the allure of her cousins’ ferocious behaviour. When the clan descends into conflict with the police, Ida has to decide what is more dear to her: the loyalty to her new family or her own life.
Featuring a superb central performance by newcomer Sandra Guldberg Kampp, Jeanette Nordahl’s fiercely intelligent debut is an arresting study of family and dysfunctionality, the nourishing and burdensome nature of love, and the complexity of desire. An impressive mix of remarkable camerawork, exquisite writing, and a visceral, electronic score. An intense film that runs deep.
A 10-year-old Roma boy living in Sweden attempts to come to terms with the mysterious Resignation Syn- drome that has put his two sisters in a coma. The tight-knit family is trying to rebuild a normal life far from their native Kosovo where they were victims of persecution. While their entire future hangs in the balance of a pending asylum request, the little boy dreams of building a spaceship to leave it all behind.