Fifty-something Willy returns to the naturist community where he spent his youth to visit his dying mother. When she dies shortly after he arrives, Willy is confronted with the choices he made in his life. In confusion and sadness, he retreats into the forest. After a rough start, he finds himself under the maternal protection of a gentle hairy beast.
Stop motion short film 16′ 42″.
Production company: Beast Animation (BE), Vivement Lundi! (FR), Polaris (FR), Il Luster (NL).
Directed by Emma De Swaef & Marc Roels.
Producers: Ben Tesseur, Steven De Beul, Nidia Santiago, Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois, Arnoud Rijken, Michiel Snijders, Christophe Mazodier.
DOP: Marc Roels.
Sound: Bram Meindersma.
With the participation of France Télévisions, Centre Nacional du cinéma et de l’image animée – Contribution financière.
With the support of Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Région Bretagne, Netherlands Film Fund.