BETWEEN TWO SHADOWS
Haunted by a secret that she wants to flee, Betty Vitallini, specialized in education of blinds children, arrives in the middle of nowhere, in depth montain, to take care of Sylvain Felman, blind, aged 10 whose mother died a year ago.
At her arrival, Franck Felman, Sylvain’s father, a mysterious and elusive doctor tells her he still didn’t tell his son, his mother had died. Franck thinks Sylvain is not mature enough to learn the truth. Ready to anything to get this job, Betty agrees to share in the father’s lie and settles separatly next to the Felman’s house.
Betty becomes attached to Sylvain, a sensitive child who is desperatly waiting for his mother’s return, and she rapidly discovers the father may have others reasons not to tell the truth to his son.
Betty realizes she’s not the only one to keep secrets. But it’s already too late, the snow isolates the house from the rest of the world everyday more and more. One thing is clear, this time Betty will not be able to escape.
Support locationSuper 16 mm
AuthorMarc Herpoux & Sébastien Thibaudeau
Technical teamEditor : Michel Jugnet
Original score : Jean-Noël Yven
CastWith Marc de Montlivault
DistributorFILM AND PICTURE