This Cannes Grand Prix winner and Oscar-nominated movie from Fanders, Belgium, tells the story of Leo and Remi who are two thirteen-year-old best friends, whose close friendship is thrown into disarray when their schoolmates notice their intimacy, causing a rift between them. When their seemingly unbreakable bond is suddenly, tragically torn apart, Leo struggles to understand what has happened. Close is an emotionally transformative and unforgettable portrait of the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing.
Directed by Lukas Dhont
Cast: Eden Dambrine, Gustav de Waele, Émilie Dequenne, Léa Drucker
Location: The Labia Theatre - 68 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8000
Book your tickets at https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/Performance.aspx?itemid=1534837417
Part of the European Film Festival 2023 in South Africa. For more information and other screenings, visit https://www.eurofilmfest.co.za/