Synopsis

Godforsaken: Beverman & Son | Nice IFF 2018

Directed By
Michiel ten Horn

Category
Short Film

Synopsis
As a teenager, Charley is falsely accused of sexually abusing his younger male cousin. In the face of these accusations, Charley’s father, a coarse and dominant man, stands up for his son. Feeling as if he owes his father a permanent debt, Charley becomes completely dependent on him.

Years later, the two have a business dispute, and Charley turns his back on his father. In retaliation, his father dredges up the old accusation, and proclaims his son is a pedophile. Then something inside Charley snaps…

Run time: 49m