De Overkant uses archive footage and acted scenes to show the memories of a man about his brother's birth. While his mother was having the baby in hospital, little Anton stayed with his uncle across the river. In the distance, thick plumes of smoke reveal the location of the Botlek industrial area. The ominous ticking of the clock is a precursor to a national disaster.
Het Kader Audiovisuele Produkties
Gouden Kalf nominees
Beste Korte Film (1998)
André van der Hout
You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.