Home

 
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 …

Director's Biography
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
color
103 minutes
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Fien Troch, Nico Leunen
Editing Nico Leunen
Sound/Sounddesign Michel Schöpping
Music Johnny Jewel
With Sebastian Van Dun, Mistral Guidotti, Loïc Batog, Lena Suijkerbuijk, Karlijn Sileghem, Els Deceukelier, Robby Cleiren
Producer(s) Antonino Lombardo (Prime Time, BE), Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart (Versus Production, BE)
Production
Prime Time Potaerdegatstraat 18A 1080 Brussels Belgium info@prime-time.be www.prime-time.be
Austrian Premiere
Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Venice International Film Festival 2016
 
Premierenstatus / Premiere
Austrian Premiere