Right Near the Beach
Selected as part of the series Champ libre by Miryam Charles, director of Cette maison.
After the death of famous runner Jeffrey Jacobs, the Jamaican public becomes enamored with the details of his life and speculates as to the motivation for his murder. Jeffrey’s father, a kind, reserved farmer, struggles to grieve while inundated by the inescapable media coverage. Through moments of rage and quiet contemplation, the camera is a window into a life burdened by the death of a child.
Official Selection – Locarno Film Festival
EST - English subtitles