11 year-old Skunk witnesses her angry neighbor savagely beat Rick, a young man who lives across the street and is unwittingly drawn into an unfolding melodrama of violence, sex, and life shattering illness. As Skunk’s innocence begins to vanish, her home, neighborhood and school all become treacherous environments where the happy certainties of childhood give way to fear-filled doubt
DIRECTED BY RUFUS NORRIS
United Kingdom | 2012 | ENGLISH | 90 MINUTES
Opening Film - Critics' Week - Cannes Film Festival. 11 year-old Skunk lives a carefree life with her loving father (Tim Roth), brother and nanny. Her afternoons are full of day dreams and curious wanderings around her neighborhood. One day, Skunk witnesses her angry neighbor, Mr. Oswald savagely...