If You Ever Get To Heaven

Synopsis

This one-of-a-kind European road movie follows the adventures of Jen Belstaff and her family as they take a life-changing journey across southern Europe. We join them as they embark on a seemingly perfect VW campervan family holiday in France. However, after unintentionally hearing a phone message from her husband's lover, Jen leaves him stranded at a service station and heads south with the children. Unexpectedly joined by her estranged sister, the initial twist sets the scene for the highs and lows the family experience as they find themselves travelling the medieval pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela.Taking the audience through the beautiful French countryside, over the Pyrenees and across the arid plains of Spain, this strikingly original film portrays both the subtlety and magnitude of a chance encounter and brings together an eclectic mix of characters, each pursuing their own dreams. As the band of travellers grows larger and more bizarre by the day, they are followed by a slowly emerging sinister figure. Insightful and beautifully shot, the film reveals Jen's strengths as she fights to put her life back together, for herself and her family. Will Jen find it in her heart to forgive and forget? Find out in this life-affirming and often hilarious journey across southern Europe.