TORI AND LOKITA / TORI ET LOKITA
Belgium, France, 2022, 114’
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Cast: Mbundu Joely, Alban Ukaj, Tijmen Govaerts, Charlotte De Bruyne, Nadège Ouedraogo, Marc Zinga, Pablo Schils, Batiste Sornin, Annette Closset, Thomas Doret, Amel Benaïssa, Leonardo Raco…
Tori and Lokita live in Belgium after surviving a dangerous journey from West Africa. They have a close relationship and pretend to be siblings to secure Lokita’s papers. Desperately in need of more money, they supplement their wages by selling drugs, but soon events spin out of their control.
* Festivals / Awards: Cannes Film Festival (Main Competition), San Sebastián International Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival (Special Mention for Best International Film), BFI London Film Festival, Seville European Film Festival (Audience Award for Best European Film), FEST Belgrade International Film festival…