In this tragicomedy an old man lives alone on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean.
For almost half a century an old man has been the warden of a bird sanctuary on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean. One day he receives notice that his posting will be discontinued. His happy life - in and alongside nature - comes to an abrupt end. But the warden refuses to accept his dismissal. Determined not to leave, he decides to fight back in his own way...
85' / colour
Original title: DE VOGELWACHTER
Dir: Threes Anna
Prod: KeyFilm - Hanneke Niens, Hans de Wolf
Sc: Threes Anna
D.O.P.: Jan Moeskops
Completed: May 2020
Language: Dutch, English
Cast: Freek de Jonge.
SILENT CITY (2012, feature film), THE BIRD CAN'T FLY (2007, feature) Awards: a.o. Special Jury Prize-Sofia IFF, Best Film Rome IFF.
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