Where the Wild Roses Grow

Where the Wild Roses Grow is a 2011 Austrian short film directed by Romana Carén, about the young woman Yasmina whose solitary life is changed by the mysterious stranger name Leon. The screenplay was semi-finalist of the 22nd International Writing Competition. The film was screened in the Short Film Corner of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.


Traumatized by the untimely death of her brother when they both were children, Yasmina lives an isolated life in the village Angloville. One day a mysterious man comes to the village and invites her to a picnic in the woods. She decides to take the risk and finds a long hidden treasure.