Gessica Généus

IndieLisboa 2022 •

France, Haiti, Benin, Fiction, 2021, 93′

It’s not an easy life for a young woman in Haiti. Gessica Généus’ first feature film focuses on a family headed by a mother, Jeannette (Fabiola Rémy), who tries to convince Esther (Djanaïna François) to find a rich man to marry and Freda (Néhémie Bastien) to find a job and drop out of college. Alongside precariousness and tough choices, accusing complex social issues, there are also desires and joys.