14-year-old Aïcha refuses to accept the departure of her step-father, the man who brought her up. With no-one to rely on the teenager soon falls for Baz, a musician twice her age. To make him feel sorry for her she exaggerates her sad story, gradually becoming a compulsive liar.
Directed by: Léa Pool (Switzerland/Canada, 2017)
Based on the novel by Sophie Bienvenu.
Cast: Sophie Nélisse (Aïcha), Karine Vanasse (Isabelle), Jean Simon Leduc (Baz), Isabelle Nélisse (Aïcha, 9 years), Mehdi Djaâdi (Hakim)
Awards: official selection 2017 (Angoulême, FIFF Namur, Mill Valley Film Festival, Filmfest Hamburg...)
Parental guidance: TV-14