Ionian Contemporary
Animation Festival ICONA
December, 2nd-5th, 2021
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Flowing Home / Comme un fleuve

Screening: Professional Competition 9
France 2020
Duration: 14:25
Directed: Sandra Desmazieres
Screenplay: Sandra Desmazieres
Production: Dora Benousilio / Julie Roy

Flowing Home is the story of two sisters separated after the Vietnam war. Thao, the youngest, is 15. She’ll flee Vietnam by boat to a refugee camp on the island of Pualu Bidong, Malaisia. Sao Maï, the eldest is 17. She will stay in Vietnam with her parents. In her loneliness she lives with the ghosts of the past. An epistolary relationship will feed their lives for over 15 years and will be the story of their journey until their reunion.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts