Le silence de Lorna (Lorna's silence)
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne | Belgium/France/Italy | 115 min | 2008
In order to become the owner of a snack bar with her boyfriend, Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium becomes an accomplice to a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has orchestrated a sham marriage between her and Claudy. The marriage allows her to obtain Belgian citizenship and then marry a Russian Mafioso willing to pay a lot of money to acquire the same quickly. However, for this second marriage to be possible, Fabio has planned to kill Claudy. Will Lorna keep silent?
The event is part of the Conscious Film Screening Series organised in partnership with the European Parliament Information Office in Edinburgh, LUX Prize and the Beltane Public Engagement Network.