Dream Palace

Beginning

+ pre-recorded intro by director Luca Guadagnino

This striking debut feature tells the profound story of one woman’s resilience.

Image from Beginning + pre-recorded intro by director Luca Guadagnino

Georgia-France 2020
Dir Dea Kulumbegashvili
With Ia Sukhitashvili, Rati Oneli, Kakha Kintsurashvili
125min
Digital
English subtitles

In a sleepy provincial town a Jehovah’s Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict the world of Yana, wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles. Yana’s inner discontent grows as she struggles to make sense of her desires. Meanwhile, a detective intrudes on her home with devastating consequences. This striking debut feature tells the profound story of a woman’s resilience towards communal hostility and violence.