Set in Haiti at the end of the ’70s, “Heading South” (or “Vers le Sud”) is the story of several wealthy middle-aged women who recapture their youth each summer. They leave their responsibilities at home and travel to a beach near Port-au-Prince, where they spend three months swimming, sunbathing and buying the affections of local young men.

Jessica Boullion
“If you smoke one, you might as well smoke 30.” (Focus)

“Welcome to paradise,” one socialite says to another upon her arrival.

Ellen (Charlotte Rampling, “Swimming Pool”) plays a British professor of French literature from Wellesley, a woman who’s come to Haiti every summer for years, always returning to a man named Legba (M

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