26-year-old law student Farid has to go to Algeria to try and save his father’s house.
His discovers a country where he has never set foot and is gradually won over by a gallery of extraordinary characters whose humor and straightforwardness go straight to his heart. Among them his cousin, a quick-witted wheeler-dealer who dreams of making it to France. [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes]
Garland’s latest conversation piece is also his most beguiling, and audiences might not be ready for it. The director tells IndieWire why he “can’t prevent or worry too much” about anyone’s interpretations.