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Home focuses on a group of youngsters and the adults that surround them. Both find it difficult to communicate and to understand each other’s closed-off world. Into this community of two struggling generations arrives seventeenyear-old Kevin. He goes to live with his aunt and his cousin Sammy, where he starts an apprenticeship as a plumber. Once in his new home, things are a little awkward at first, but Kevin does his best to be polite and nice. He establishes a bond with his aunt and Sammy. Through Sammy’s circle of friends Kevin gets to know John. As we discover that John’s situation at home becomes unbearable, Kevin feels the urge to help his new friend …

FIEN TROCH, born in 1978, is a Belgian filmmaker and actress. She graduated from the LUCA – School of Arts in Brussels. Troch acted in the Patricia Mazuy’s feature SaintCyr, made several short films and a number of television commercials. Her feature film debut, Someone Else’s Happiness, won multiple awards at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Troch’s Home received the Award for Best Director in the Venice International Film Festival’s Horizons section. // Films (selection): Een ander zijn geluk (Someone Else’s Happiness, 2005), Kid (2012), Home (2016)

European Panorama Fiction 2017

FIEN TROCH

Belgium 2016
DCP / color
103 minutes
OmeU / OV with engl. subtitles

Screenplay
Cinematography
Frank van den Eeden
Editing
Nico Leunen
Sound
Michel Schöpping
Music
Johnny Jewel
Cast
Sebastian Van Dun, Mistral Guidotti, Loïc Batog, Lena Suijkerbuijk, Karlijn Sileghem, Els Deceukelier, Robby Cleiren
Producers
Antonino Lombardo (Prime Time, BE), Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart (Versus Production, BE)

Trailer
Website

Production

Prime Time
Potaerdegatstraat 18A
1080 Brussels, Belgium
info@prime-time.be
www.prime-time.be
World Sales

Doc & Film International
13 rue Portefoin
75003 Paris, France
doc@docandfilm.com
www.docandfilm.com

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Venice International Film Festival 2016

Premierenstatus / Premiere
Austrian Premiere