The 17-year-old Joe is locked up in a youth correctional facility. With various rebellious actions, he tries to escape the rigid system, but the latter keeps coldly returning him back. While impatiently waiting for a new beginning, Joe is surprised by the arrival of a mysterious offender called William. Their relationship immediately flares up into love, full of closeness, secret touches and meaningful silences. Together, they yearn for freedom outside the institutional walls.
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»I wanted to give this love story conflicts and issues linked to romantic passion, lack, betrayal. These issues are often absent from queer love stories, stories that I didn't find myself in. I wanted to show a perhaps slightly utopian representation of the issue, with the desire to propel the viewer towards the next part, another moment perhaps of the story. I started writing this film a long time ago, and I've seen the world evolve through time. The new generations are no longer apologetic, they are fluid, powerful.«
– Zeno Graton
»I was moved by the physical nature of the film. The affection between Joe and William is not expressed through dialogue, but through physical touch, which creates a sensual atmosphere. In the strict and rigid environment of the detention centre for minors, I experienced their love as sensual and tender. I like this tenderness that is placed in a space where it is not usually expected.«
– Tjaša Hafner, member of the 8th Kinotrip generation