EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for Cannes ACID title Polaris
- The new feature by Spanish director Ainara Vera, who made her name as the editor of Viktor Kossakovskiy’s Gunda and Aquarela, is a French-Greenlandic documentary
Hayat, an expert sailor in the Arctic, navigates far from humans and her family's past in France. But when her little sister Leila gives birth to a baby girl Inaya, their worlds are turned upside down; we witness their journey, guided by the polar star, to overcome the family’s fate.
This is the synopsis of Polaris [+see also:
film profile], directed by Spain's Ainara Vera and showing as part of the ACID selection during the 75th Cannes Film Festival. It was produced by French outfits Point-du-Jour and Les films du Balibari, alongside Greenlandic company Ánorâk Film.
Polaris is sold internationally by French world sales agent The Party Films Sales.
Check out our exclusive trailer below:
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