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Heading South (Vers le sud)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 7, 2006
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Lys Ambroise, Menothy Cesar, Louise Portal, Charlotte Rampling, Karen Young
Director:Laurent Cantet
Producer:Simon Arnal, Caroline Benjo, John Hamilton, David Reckziegel, Carole Scotta
Writer:Robin Campillo, Laurent Cantet, Dany Laferrière
Distributor:Shadow Distribution

Description: On the sun drenched island of Haiti in the '70s, foreigners idle away their vacations in the palm-fringed paradise of the beach hotels. Brenda, Ellen and Sue, three North American women, converge on the island looking for flirtation, relaxation and respite from their colorless jobs and marriages. They find what they are looking for in Legba an enigmatic local adonis whose beauty and passion has them enthralled. It is this passion that will lead them away from the guilded cage of tourism and will open their eyes to the poverty stricken and dangerous world of Haiti at the end of "Baby Doc" Duvalier's notoriously violent regime.

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