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Twisting Fate
Original name: À tous les vents du ciel
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year-old Claire spends her vacation in South Africa with her family, when a tragic accident takes the lives of her parents and younger brother. By a stroke of luck, Claire survives, but finds herself alone, far from home in a country where everything is unfamiliar and intense. Distraught and consumed by guilt in the belief that she is somehow responsible for the death of her family, she runs away and decides to let fate, which saved her from death, guide her from now on.
Plot: teenage runaway, internet cafe, french girl, runaway teen, fake passport, false passport, blog, watching a video, loss of parents, cutting hair, dice, swing, wild animal, climbing, looking at self in mirror, missing girl, teen smoking, death of family, loss of brother, loss of family, grandmother, runaway, 17 year old, punishment, disappearance ...
Place: south africa
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Landscape in the Mist
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Greece, France, Italy
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The Celebration
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Denmark, Sweden
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