Das Fremde In Mir L'Étranger en moi

by Emily Atef

2008 Selection


World premiere Competition Feature Film

A young couple in love : Rebecca (32) and her boyfriend Julian (34) are excpecting their first child ans are full of pleasant expectation. As Rebecca gives birth to a healthy boy their luck seems to be perfect. But instead of the unconditional motherly love  she was excpecting, she is thrown into an emotional turmoil. Helplessness and desperation reign and her own baby is a stranger to her. With every day day that passes, her inhability to meet the demands of motherhood becomes more and more apparent. Unable to admit this to anyone, note even Julian, she falls into a deep darkness - to the point that she realizes she is becoming a threat to her child. The seriousness of Revecca's condition is finally discovered and she is sent to a clinic. On the road to recovery, she begins to long for the touch, the smell, the laughter of her baby...