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quietearth [Celluloid 07.04.12] France drama fantasy

An 8 year old girl disappears while on vacation, and when she reappears, she won't talk. And why are all these men watching them? What lies on the other side in Jerome Cornuau's fantasy laced drama The Crossing (La Traversee)? Don't let this crappy picture stop you from watching the trailer.

Lola Arendt, 8, vanishes while on vacation on a wild Scottish island. Shattered by her disappearance, her parents, Sarah and Martin, separate. Two years later, Lola is found at the exact same spot. Martin returns to the island to bring her home. His delight at being reunited with Lola soon gives way to suspicion and fear. Why won't Lola talk? Who are these men watching them? What did Sarah know about Lola's disappearance? And who is beautiful and mysterious Norah Kross? When the weather conspires to stop them leaving, Martin and Lola embark on a journey across the island with Norah, headed for a tragic discovery...

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Votre (9 years ago) Reply

Cool concept. Be interesting to see where they take it. Reminds me somewhat of Peter Weir's 1975 bit of Aussie weirdness 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' which is still one of my favorite WTF? films. Adding it to my "watch for" list.

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