Original title: Firecrackers Director: Jasmin Mozaffari Cast: Michaela Kurimsky, Karena Evans, Callum Thompson, David Kingston, Tamara LeClair, Scott Cleland Country: Canada Year of production: 2018 Length (min): 93 Language: English Subtitles: Czech Sales: Seville International Section: Panorama
Lou and Chantal are two friends planning to flee their small town in rural Canada. But Chantal is attacked by her ex just before their escape, and Lou resolves to have revenge. The unexpected impact of the retribution threatens not only their departure from the town, but also the foundations of their friendship. This confident debut shows women at a crossroads where none of the paths looks very optimistic.