When two lovers set off on an adventure in Lithuania, fate strikes. Their relationship is seriously put to the test by an unanticipated crisis.
Bearing a rucksack and a tent, the young Yara and Philippe hike along distant roads and celebrate life and freedom. Lyricism and realism go hand in hand in this largely improvised road movie. Kissing and making love, serious conversations, unanticipated clashes. Under the summer sun and starry sky, it is clear how deeply in love they are, but also how different. Philippe is a restless seeker, Yara seemingly more modest. A dramatic event unexpectedly puts their relationship to the test.


Production Design
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Title: If the Sun Explodes
Year: 2016
Duration : 1 hour, 20 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2017

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MovieZone NFF Award (2016)

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