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Scene from TOGETHER (photo © Piggot-Bettinga Filmproduktion)

Rob is driving back home. It's been a year since his brother's death. Upon Rob's arrival it is clear that the family is still learning how to cope with their loss.

The relationship between Rob and his father is awkward. Rob decides that in order to get through to his father he'll have to "force" his affection onto him.

Eicke Bettinga studied Directing at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in the UK. He has written and directed a number of award-winning short films, numerous commercials and two television dramas. Three of his short films have been selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, most recently GASP (2012, Official Selection - nominated for the Golden Palm) as well as TOGETHER (2009, Critics' Week) and SHEARING (2002, Cinéfondation). He is currently working on several feature film projects, both in Germany and in the UK.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2009
Director Eicke Bettinga
Screenplay Zorana Piggott, Eicke Bettinga
Cinematography André Goetzmann
Oliver Szyza, Dan Robinson
Rhett Brewer
Karolin Leshel
Cast Amanda Boxer, John Vine, Matt Smith, Guy Flanagan
Producer Zorana Piggott
Production Company Piggott-Bettinga Filmproduktion/Aurich
Length 14 min
Original Version
Subtitled Versions German, French
Festivals Cannes 2009 (Critics' Week), Edinburgh 2009, Montreal 2009, São Paulo 2009, Jersey 2009, Seville 2009, Encounters Bristol 2009, Milan 2010, Regensburg Short Film Week 2010, Emden 2010, Cine Fiesta 2010, Singapore 2010, Aix-en-Provence 2010 (Tous Courts), Espinho Portugal 2011 (Cinema Jovem)
With backing from Nordmedia, Stiftung Kulturregion Hannover, UK Film Council

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