Holiday (2018)

Holiday
Director: Isabella Eklöf
Writer: Johanne Algren, Isabella Eklöf
Cast: Vic Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer, Yuval Segal, Bo Brønnum, Adam Ild Rohweder, Morten Hemmingsen, Mill Jober, Laura Kjær, Stanislav Sevcik, Saxe Rankenberg Frey, Michiel de Jong
Seen on: 29.12.2021

Content Note: rape, domestic violence

Plot:
Sascha (Vic Carmen Sonne) is on holiday with her boyfriend Michael (Lai Yde). He is older, rich from dealing drugs, rather erratic and Sascha is simply part of his lifestyle. When Sascha meets Tomas (Thijs Römer) in an ice-cream shop, she enjoys flirting with him. But Michael gets wind of the entire thing, and of course, he can’t have his girlfriend making eyes at other men.

Much like its protagonist, Holiday hides a hard core under a coat of sunshine and lightness. It’s definitely not the standard story of a young woman trapped in a relationship with an older and dangerous man.

The film poster showing Sascha (Vic Carmen Sonne) sitting at the helm of a ship. Her legs are bloody and there are bloody footprints on the floor.
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