English / Engelsk
The Summer of Sangaile
Quiet 17-year-old Sangailé is fascinated by stunt planes and dreams of flying herself, but afraid of heights, she has never dared to even enter a cockpit. At a summer aeronautical show nearby her parents' lakeside villa, she meets Auste, a local girl her age, who, unlike Sangailé, is open, unafraid, and eager to explore life. As the two girls become lovers, Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret, and in her first love she begin to realize that her dream is not as impossible as she thought.
A beautiful, tender story with powerful performances in a film that gave director Kavaïté the World Cinema Dramatic award for Best Director at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.