Belgian filmmaker Emmanuelle Nicot approaches the subject of child sexual abuse with great sensitivity in her debut feature.
Helene Lang and Maike Heinlein smartly utilise Sissi's personal styling to emphasise the ways in which she was repressed and subsequently rebelled.
Miles Warren explores the dichotomy of nature vs nurture through a lost teenager’s longing for paternal guidance.
Brian Cox plays a dying convict trying to free himself from the prison of his past through forgiveness of his daughter in Catherine Hardwicke’s formulaic family drama.
Emmanuelle Nicot paints an achingly beautiful portrait of friendship, recovery and identity through a young girl’s sexual abuse story.
By dredging up harmful stereotypes from the past, the film undermines its post-#MeToo feminist narrative.