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What if your life is a play? In this formal documentary experiment, Anne Vaandrager probes her grandfather’s secret, which also confronts her with her own identity.
When director Anne Vaandrager investigates her grandfather’s secret, she is confronted with her own identity. Can she break free from the shame that was handed down from generation to generation? Playing with the boundary between fiction and reality, Vaandrager personally confronts her father to break the cycle of silence. With the help of theatrical staging, she initiates a conversation about her grandfather’s past, in an attempt to reshape her family history.

Title: Zon in de nacht
Year: 2023
Duration : 28 minutes
Category: Short documentary
Edition: NFF 2023

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