Into Dad’s Woods
Drama. Belgium. 2019. 90min. Original version with Spanish subtitles
Gina is a teenager living with her family on the edge of a forest. She professes great admiration for her father, Jimmy, despite his unpredictable whims and follies. This apparent normality is broken when Jimmy’s actions become untenable and the family’s fragile balance is at stake.
Vero Cratzborn is the director of this feature film, which draws on memories of her own experiences and portrays the fine line between normality and mental illness through the eyes of childhood.