Film­maker Monique Verhoeckx’ father and grand­fa­ther struggle with post­trau­matic stress syndrome resulting from a trou­bled war past. Through this exper­i­mental drama, she tries to fathom their impen­e­trable world. Senior, the fictional leading char­acter, grap­ples with his former captivity, doing forced labour on the Burma Railway. He tries to speak his heart and mind to his son Junior, played by Verhoeckx’ own father. He hopes to over­come his anger and impo­tence and make peace with his son and himself.

Title: Flat Earth
Year: 2014
Duration : 1 hour, 20 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2014

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