Synopsis by Jennifer Lackman
A young boy, Alexander (Jeremy Chabriel) who is raised to be a hit man in an isolated community begins to develop a moral conscience in this dramatic feature debut from director Ariel Kleiman. Authoritarian community leader Gregori (Vincent Cassel) prepares the children for real killing through rigorous training activities until one day a fellow boy (Alex Balaganskiy) is alarmed by the violent slaughter of a chicken. This savage event awakens Alexander's conscience but his revelation could prove deadly if Gregori discovers the boys beliefs have changed. Cast includes Florence Mezzara, Katlin Hegedusand Sosina Wogayehu.
commune, community, hitman, leader