Year: 2020

Type: interactive film

Language: Dutch

Subtitles: English, Dutch


Grandfather - Eugen Zomer

Grandson - Sam van Zoest

Young Grandfather - Krijn Fletterman

Director of Photography & Grader - Serhan Meewisse

Makeup Artist - Stefano Carulli

B Camera Operator - Jouke van Til

Sound Design - Gal Tsadok-Hai

Written, Directed and Edited by Sam van Zoest

Producers - Klara van Zoest, Frank van Zoest

Co-Producer - Anastasia Govtva

Poster Design - Aurora Catera

Costume Advice - Meike Fleskens

Grandfather's Century

Grandfather's Century is an interactive film in which the viewer decides the story that the characters tell.

The story is set in the year 2100. A young filmmaker (Sam van Zoest) interviews his grandfather in an attempt to find out what happened to the planet and its people. Grandfather (Eugen Zomer) tells the story, guided by the viewer. The different choices lead to different outcomes.

This film can be watched with subtitles on the website


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