It's All So Quiet
A middle aged farmer, living with his old and bedridden father, tries to find truth in life.
Helmer, a single farmer in his fifties, lives with his aged, bedridden father in the Dutch countryside. His working days are marked by the visits of milk collector Johan, a man of his own age for whom Helmer holds a secret fascination. One day Helmer decides to renovate the house, buying himself a new double bed and moving his father upstairs. His life gains even more momentum, however, when adolescent farmhand Henk comes to help him out.
90’ / DCP / colour
Original title: BOVEN IS HET STIL
Dir: Nanouk Leopold
Prod: Circe Films, N279 Entertainment
Co-prod: Coin Film (DE)
Sc: Nanouk Leopold
D.O.P.: Frank van den Eeden
Cast: Jeroen Willems (LENA, SONGS OF LOVE AND HATE), Henry Garcin (ÇA SE SOIGNE, THE PINK PANTHER), Martijn Lakemeier (LOVER OR LOSER, WINTER IN WARTIME), Wim Obrouck (ISABELLE, ODD ONE OUT).
Completed: February 2013
Festivals & awards a.o:
Berlin International Film Festival (Opening Film Panorama Special)
Bildrausch Filmfestival 2013 (Basel) - Best Director Award
Torino GLTB Festival 2013 - Premio Ottavio Mai for Best Feature
Chicago International Film Festival
BROWNIAN MOVEMENT (2010, feature), WOLFSBERGEN (2007, feature) Awards: Special Mention Caligari Film Prize Berlin Int. FF, GUERNSEY (2005, feature), ILES FLOTTANTES (2000, feature).
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