Drømmeland [in production]

The 60-year-old Nils has turned his back on society and has taken his refuge Untitled
in a small wooden cabin in the mountains of Norway. Despite his attempt to distance himself from the world, Nils brought his cellphone and is confronted with his urge to have contact with others. This documentary describes and observes how Nils is trying to find the balance between being in touch with nature, himself and his family. This film explores the question of durable contact, and how and with whom you can manage it.

Joost van der Wiel graduated from his study Audiovisual design in 2006 with the Sint Lucas Graduation award. He continued to study Audiovisual design at the Willem de Kooning academy in Rotterdam. In 2010 he won the Dutch Film Fund Documentary Wildcard, the WDKA Drempel award and the Maaskant award. In 2016 he completed The Shepherd, a documentary about a 91 year-old general practitioner.

Original title
Drømmeland
Genre
Documentary
Running time
70 minutes
Format
HD video
Screen Ratio
16:9
Language
Norwegian
Dutch broadcaster
NCRV
Year of release
2019
Director
Joost van der Wiel
Producer
Wout Conijn
Subtitles
English/Dutch
Screenplay
Joost van der Wiel
Director of Photography
Rogier Timmermans
Editor
Herman P. Koerts
Tom Denoyette