Mike returns home after time away. He attempts to anchor himself into the social dynamics of family and friends. The mining landscape of Genk offers unusual openings.
Set in the deindustrialised mining city of Genk, the film encounters the masculine dynamics in a working class family. Moving between these social codes, Terril unearths hidden fragilities.
Director – Jorn Plucieniczak
Scriptwriter – Jorn Plucieniczak
Producer – Eurydice Gysel (Czar Film & Tv)
Cinematographer – Grimm Vandekerckhove
Editor – Dieter Diependaele
Art Director – Jente Verbist
Sounddesign: Kwinten van Laethem
Mix: Benoit Biral
Colorist: Olivier Ogneux
Production support from Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union
Jorn Plucieniczak, 1995, is a filmmaker and musician based in Brussels. He grew up in the post-industrial mining city, Genk. In his work he searches for sensoric ways of storytelling in which he approaches social and cognitive realms as material to transmute.
His first film +6 Gain, 2019, was received on various international filmfestivals including Visions du Reel, 2019 (CH), Courtisane, 2020 (BE), Sheffield doc/fest, 2019 (GB), Curtocircuito, 2019 (ES), Kurzfilmtage Winterhur, 2019 (CH), …
He is currently writing his first feature and finishing his new short film Terril, 2022.