Programme 2019

The Souvenir

Director: Joanna Hogg

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: UK | Year: 2019

Language(s): English | Time: 115 mins

Synopsis

A shy but ambitious film student begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.

Director's Bio

Joanna Hogg is considered one of the UK’s leading auteurs. Her first feature, Unrelated (2008), won the FIPRESCI Prize at the BFI London Film Festival, and The Guardian’s First Film Award. Hogg became a member of the Academy in 2017, and is currently working on the second part of The Souvenir.