WORK
Barrage



Director: Laura Schroeder
Writers : Laura Schroeder & Marie Nimier

With Lolita Chammah, Thémis Pauwels, Isabelle Huppert, Elsa Houben, Charles Müller, Marja-Leena Juncker, Luc Schiltz.

Producers : Jeanne Geiben & Pol Cruchten (Red Lion, LUX)
Co-producers: Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre (MACT Productions, FR), Sebastian Schelenz & Sebastien Delloye (Entre Chien Et Loup, BE)
Director of Photography : Hélène Louvart
Production Designer : Christina Schaffer
Editor: Damien Keyeux
Music: Petra Jean Phillipson

Selected for TorinoFilmLab 2010, Atelier Grand Nord 2014, TorinoFilmLab Coming Soon 2016



Synopsis

After ten years abroad, Catherine returns to Luxembourg, to catch up with her daughter Alba, brought up by Catherine’s mother Elisabeth.
Alba is cold and distant with this stranger showing up unexpectedly in her life, so is Elisabeth, keen to keep her protégée to herself.
One day, Catherine cannot take it anymore. She kidnaps Alba and takes her on a trip to a lake up North. Begins an unsettling journey into the puzzling world of motherly love, only to find out that sometimes the true opponent is yourself.