Summer holidays 2011. Two young brothers, inseparable but rivals, experience a terrible tragedy. Ten years later, they return to the scene, bearing a heavy secret.
Selected for the 2022 International Critics’ Week in Cannes, Summer Scars is a beautiful tale of coming into adulthood. Drawing on his own experiences, director Simon Rieth captures key moments of adolescence and films his young actors with great accuracy and sensitivity. The film is a breathtaking work offormal beauty, with a narrative that combines the dream-like with the raw. A great French filmmaker is born.