The Day My House Fell

Thursday, April 12, 1:30 PM

The Day My House Fell
Director: Thessa Meijer
Narrative
45 minutes
Netherlands

Three adult brothers, Hein, Pé and Roemer, live with their elderly mother Hillie. This eccentric family lives in an old, crooked house that is on the verge of taking its last breath before toppling over. Every year, it is pulled straight again by its four inhabitants. This procedure has worked for decades, until suddenly Mother takes off to the sunny South. The nestlings are left to deal with each other and themselves.

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Posted in Competition 2018, Feature, Shorts