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La Fosse Rouge

France, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Sylvain Labrosse

Zair has been arrested by the police and has missed his secondary school exams. He doesn't have the courage to tell his mother but he doesn't want to be seen as a failure in her eyes. Screened in Clermont-Ferrand.

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