WHO’S IN IT?

Noée Abita (Sink or Swim), Jérémie Renier (In Bruges), Marie Denarnaud (Akoibon), Muriel Combeau (A View of Love), Maïra Schmitt (For the Ones We Loved), Axel Auriant Blot (Our Futures)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Charlène Favier (film debut), director, writer; Marie Talon (film debut), writer; Edouard Mauriat (The Evening Dress), producer; Alexandre Lier (Hippocrates), Sylvain Ohrel (Our Happy Holiday) and Nicolas Weil (Party Girl), composers; Yann Maritaud (Ceasefire), cinematographer; Maxime Pozzi-Garcia (Faces, Places), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

15-year-old Lyz (Abita) is training to become a professional skier at a competitive academy in the French Alps, but when she is placed under the strict and demanding tutelage of former ski champion Fred (Renier), she experiences a series of uncomfortable encounters with her new mentor…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

More than just Whiplash on the slopes, Slalom propels numerous disturbing issues concerning mentor-mentee relationships into the spotlight, and tackles them in uncomfortably real fashions.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2021 (AVAILABLE ON CURZON HOME CINEMA)

 

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