Hull Independent Cinema presents BORDER
Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can’t identify. Even worse, she feels a strange attraction to him. As Tina develops a special bond with Vore and discovers his true identity, she also realizes the truth about herself. Tina, like Vore, does not belong to this world. Her entire existence has been one big lie and now she has to choose: keep living the lie or embrace Vore’s terrifying revelations.
Featuring Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson
Awards and Reviews
Nominee, Best Makeup – 2019 Academy Awards
Cannes Film Festival, Toronto Intl Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival Official Selections
“Writer-director Ali Abbasi has crafted something eerie and rather wonderful with this pungent allegory of outsiderdom.” – TimeOut
“Don’t read another word about it: just go.” – Globe and Mail
BORDER is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).
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