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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), Cinema in Sneakers Warsaw 2018 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
Loco Films (FR)