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Bridgend

Original title: Bridgend
German title: Dorf der verlorenen Jugend
Denmark, Great Britain, 2015

Director: Rønde, Jeppe
Production company: Blenkov & Schønnemann Pictures
Age recommendation: 16 years and up
Length: 104 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Sara and her dad Dave move to a small village, which is haunted by suicides among its young inhabitants. Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the teenagers, Jamie, while Dave, as the town’s new police officer, tries to stop the mysterious chain of suicides.

Comments:
The film is inspired by true events – between 2007 and 2012 seventy-nine suicides were committed in Bridgend County, a small former coal-mining province in Wales.

Festivals:
Rotterdam IFF 2015, Gothenburg IFF 2015, CPH PIX 2015, Tribeca FF 2015, Brussels IFF 2015 (awarded), Cracow IFF 2015 (awarded), Karlovy Vary IFF 2015, Espoo Cine 2015, Mannheim-Heidelberg IFF 2015, Nordic Filmdays Luebeck 2015, Tappei IFF 2015, Cairo IFF 2015, Gijon IFF 2015, Antalya IFF 2015

World sales address/es:
New Europe Film Sales (PL)

Sold to:
Camera Film (DK)
[eksystent distribution] (DE)