Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Jérôme Cornuau's Dissonances, an adaptation of Stephen Dixon's novel Interstate, relates the story of how a child's death has affected a circle of people, and spans 15 years in those people's lives. Nat (Jacques Gamblin) is sentenced to jail after attacking the people he believes are responsible for the shooting death of his six-year-old daughter Julie. Julie's sister Margo (Berenice Bejo), who was nine at the time of Julie's death, has grown up and must accept her own sense of loss. Henry (Didier Flamand), the policeman who investigated Nat, also has his life changed by his interaction with this crime. Dissonances was screened in competition at the Avignon Film Festival.