- Directed by: Lucile Hadžihalilović
- Cast: Alex Lawther, Paul Hilton, Romola Garai
- Country: Belgium
- Year: 2021
- Duration: 114min
- Certificate: 15
- Type: Film
A mesmerizing fable of long-repressed secrets and awakening memories from the mysterious and oneiric world of Lucile Hadzihalilovic making her debut feature in the English language.
Somewhere in Europe, mid-20th century. Albert is employed to look after Mia, a girl with teeth of ice. Mia never leaves their apartment, where the shutters are always closed. The telephone rings regularly and the Master enquires after Mia’s well-being. Until the day Albert is instructed that he must prepare the child to leave...