Love According to Dalva

Dir: Emmanuelle Nicot
Cast: Zelda Samson, Alexis Manenti, Fanta Guirassy
83mins   2022   France | Belgium   15   French    Subtitled    F-Rated

Dalva, 12, lives alone with her father. One evening, the police storms into their home and takes her into foster care.

As Dalva befriends her new roommate Samia and social worker Jayden, she gradually comes to understand the love she shared with her father was not what she thought. With their help, Dalva will learn to become a child again.

"First-time feature director Emmanuelle Nicot paints an achingly beautiful portrait of friendship, recovery and identity through a young girl’s childhood sexual abuse story" -  Alexandria Slater, Little White Lies

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