In a wealthy Montreal suburb, Xavier and his friends are composing with pre-teen boredom. They hang out at the park, ride their bikes, mess with each other; it’s yet another suburban summer afternoon. But beneath the smiles lies a growing tension, an certain violence which leads the group to a collective release of unexpected intensity; a ritualistic initiation into adolescence.
A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization. Alienated by a strange new environment, the boy tries to adapt by using the same strategies that kept him safe in the forest.
Guillermo lives with his son Andres, in a farmhouse surrounded by their family memories. One day a mysterious box arrives is your yard, your content’s faced a moral crossroads and the choices they make will determine that the armed conflict that seemed to end up involve affect.
A story about the eternal human search for home, Hollow Land begins, as all such searches must, with the dream of utopia. Solomon and Berta are two seekers who arrive—their treasured bathtub improbably in tow—in a land that promises respite from their many journeys. From the first optimistic moments after their arrival, to the final haunting scene at sea, Hollow Land captures the state of being displaced—whether by circumstance or by choice.
Director: Michelle Kranot & Uri Kranot
Writer: Michelle Kranot & Uri Kranot
Producer: Marie Bro (Dansk Tegnefilm), Dora Benouisilio (Les Films de l'Arlequin), Marc Bertrand (National Film Board of Canada)