Laura (2020) [Short]

Australia (MIFF 2020 )
Director: Madeleine Gottlieb

Two estranged friends stumble upon each other and reconnect over a shared loss.

Several years after experiencing a life-changing event in high school, two young men finally confront their grief. Affectingly restrained, and driven by skilful renditions of tenderness and silence, this film by Madeleine Gottlieb (Snare, MIFF 2019) is a powerful meditation on memory, masculinity and moving on. Two estranged friends stumble upon each other and reconnect over a shared loss.

Several years after experiencing a life-changing event in high school, two young men finally confront their grief. Affectingly restrained, and driven by skilful renditions of tenderness and silence, this film by Madeleine Gottlieb (Snare, MIFF 2019) is a powerful meditation on memory, masculinity and moving on.

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