A horse, a pistol and two spell-bounding characters who make their way through the desert flatlands of South Africa. Just married Natalie flees the reality of a disastrous wedding night. Joined by her pregnant best friend Poppie, they are soon trailed by the cunning police captain Beauty Cuba. Jenna Cato Bass’ third feature film is a subversive homage to the Western genre, including breathtaking sceneries, a feminist plot, three uncompromising women leads, however trapped in their own ambivalence and contradictions. FLATLAND offers a passionate journey of self-discovery and features some highlights with great relish: a mesmerizing telenovela affection.