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English title: Fortuna
Original title: Fortuna
German title: Fortuna
Switzerland, Belgium, 2018

Director: Roaux, Germinal
Production company: Vega Prod., Need Prod.
Co-producers: RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, Proximus
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 106 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Fortuna, a 14-year-old Ethiopian girl, has had no news of her parents since arriving in Lampedusa, Italy. Together with other refugees, she is given shelter for the winter in a Swiss catholic hospice at an altitude of over 2000 meters. While they wait for their fate to be decided by the Swiss authorities, Fortuna meets Kabir, a 26-year-old African refugee, and falls desperately in love. Their relationship develops in secret, till the day Kabir disappears.

Berlin Generation 2018 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
Loco Films (FR)