S18: Drevo (The Tree) Presented by Byron Bay International Film Festival

March 11, 2015 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am
Byron Theatre
69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Full: $12 | 443@4.30pm: $36


Drevo (The Tree)
Australian Premiere
One story, three angles. In three chapters the director gradually revealing the tragic situation in which a Slovenian family of three finds itself as the result of an accident. A family finds itself in a dead-end situation. They are only safe behind the walls of their own house and yard which slowly turns into their prison. But nothing can keep the children from dreaming and yearning to be free and so the urge to make a decision becomes inevitable.

Screens with:

Levél Istenhez (Letter to God) 

Australian Premiere
Aladár lives in deep poverty with his wife and children on a farm far from the village. The driest summer of their lives endangers everything he has built for his family. Every day, he prays to God with his childlike prayers. And every day, their struggle continues. As his bitterness grows, he asks for rain like the world has never seen. Aladár gets his wish, but God works in mysterious ways…