Synopsis:
Philippe works as a judge at the criminal court. He is a respectable family man but has a complicated relationship with his 19-year-old son Hugues. One night, after a party, Hugues commits a deadly hit and run while driving home drunk. To protect his only son, Philippe chooses to cover up the evidence that implicates his son in the accident. He lies to his wife and friends. As time goes by, Philippe, who seems to be stuck in between his values as a judge and his role as a father, finds out more details about the accident and starts regretting the choice he made…
Cast:
Jean-Henri Compère, Martin Nissen, Anne Coesens
Recent selection(s):
BSFF - Brussels Short Film Festival (Brussels)
Director's filmography:
- Cryogenies (Short)
- Chambre Double (2013 - Short)
- Complices (2016 - Short)
Type:
Short
Genre:
Fiction
Year of production:
2016
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
30'
Majority:
Yes
Production:
Les Gens (Stromboli Pictures)