The co production Layla Fourie will premiere on Monday 11 February during the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.
The film is directed by Pia Marais (The Unpolished, At Ellen’s Age) and tells the story of Layla Fourie, a young single-mother in South Africa, that receives a job assignment as polygraphist. In the constant presence of mistrust, lies and fear Layla soon becomes a suspect herself.
The film is produced by Pandora Film Produktion (Germany), Spier Productions & DV8 Films/Zinebar (South Africa), Topkapi Films (The Netherlands), Cinema Defacto (France) and WDR/ARTE.
The film is supported by Filmstiftung NRW, Medienboard BB, FFA, DFFF, CNC, The Netherlands Filmfund, Eurimages, DTI – development supported by Medienboard BB & Media Development.