Directed by the gifted young Jalil Lespert, Headwinds is a radiant and tender film with wind-swept coastal landscapes as a setting for a father’s struggle to keep afloat.
Starting over again, letting go of the past and trying to understand: why did Sarah leave? Paul and his children long for an answer, refusing to let go, hoping… Ever since his wife Sarah disappeared without a word and leaving no trace, Paul copes alone with his two young children. After a year of trying to reconstruct his daily life Paul is exhausted. Seeking a new start by returning to his roots, he moves back to his home town, Saint Malo. But who, in fact, is Paul?