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The Fifth Season

OT: La cinquième saison

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth // Belgium, Netherlands, France, 2012
Fiction Feature // FF2012
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What would happen if Spring didn’t come? If the trees stayed bare, the fields empty and the birds silent? This experimental film tells an archaic fable about a nightmare. A village in the Ardennes experiences a sudden collapse in the seasons.Nature refuses to end its hibernation. The villages’ rituals achieve nothing and fertilizer has no effect on the barren earth. Three children, Alice, Thomas and Octave, can only stand and watch as, faced with the end of the natural cycle, civilization falls apart. Community turns to mob, seeking and finding a scapegoat. The Fifth Season is a work of art with few words and unforgettable pictures.




La cinquième saison

Fiction Feature

Dutch, French

Drei Farben Grün//FF2012

Belgium, Netherlands, France


90 min


Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth

Aurélia Poirier, Django Schrevens, Sam Louwyck, Gill Vancompernolle

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth

Hans Bruch Jr.

Jessica Woodworth

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