POPOLI HIGHLIGHTS: LA VIE À VENIR
Thursday, December 1st, La Compagnia, 4:00 pm
LA VIE À VENIR
LIFE TO COME
by Claudio Capanna
(Belgium, 2016, 52’)
The twins Eden and Léandro were born severely premature. Once out of the belly of their mother, Laurence, they are thrown into the hostile and worrying world of the hospital, full of the sounds of machines and of doctors in white coats. As the weeks go by in the neonatal department, mother and children fight fiercely for their lives. We, the observers, dwell with them in this sort of limbo, a space-time lymphatic cortex that monitors, nourishes, and cures.