A war criminal in hiding forms a relationship with his only connection to the outside world – his maid. The trust between the two is tested as authorities close in. A humble story of two people opening up to each other and starting an unusual and unlikely friendship.
The film’s director and screenwriter, Brad Silberling (best known for the films City of Angels, Casper, Moonlight Mile, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events) is a guest of the festival alongside the producer Rick Dugdale and the lead (and Icelandic) actress Hera Hilmar. They will attend the opening of the festival and a Q&A screening of the film
Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Schindler’s list, Lucky number sleven and many other great films) and Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy, Shaun of the dead, Spy, John Wick 2) play the other leads alongside Hera Hilmar.