History's Future

Fiona Tan Feature film - 2016 - 96 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Violence
Foul language

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As the result of a hold-up, a man suffers memory loss. He decides to break through his impotence and undertake an extraordinary odyssey through a 21st century Europe in turmoil. Guided by unusual encounters, he tries to gain insight into the chaos of the time. In her feature debut, Fiona Tan alternates fiction with documentary images. This produces an associative whole in which the dazed, travelling man’s adventures tempts viewers to muse about identity, history and our place in the world.

Credits

Director(s) Fiona Tan
Script Fiona Tan
Jonathan Romney
Producer(s) Floor Onrust
Production Company
Family Affair Films
Vico Films
Rohfilm Productions GmbH
Antithesis Film
Co-producer(s)
Cormac Fox
Benny Drechsel
Karsten Stoter
Fiona Tan
Director of Photography
Vladas Naudzius
Production Design
Patty Groot Bluemink
Editing
Costume Design
Kathy Strachan
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Miroslav Babic
Jörg Theil
Music
Cast
Distribution
Website
Production Country
Netherlands