Human Factors

  • Ronny Trocker
  • Germany, Italy, Denmark
  • 2021
  • 102'
  • Der Menschliche Faktor

Nina and Jan are a wealthy couple who own a successful advertising agency and have two children. However, Nina is bitter about Jan taking all the credit at work and making decisions behind her back. To escape the stress, the family takes a seaside holiday. The peaceful idyll takes a dark turn when somebody breaks into their house and steals their son’s pet Zorro. Shaken, the spouses initially get closer, until a police investigation reveals inconsistencies in their stories. Human Factors (Sundance, Berlinale) is a piercing study of one family’s decay, told as an intriguing game of cat and mouse.

Subtitles: EN, HR

Ronny Trocker

Born in Italy. He studied at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Lille. He lives and works mainly in Brussels. His works include documentary, fictional and experimental short films and video installations, screened worldwide at various festivals. His debut feature, The Eremites (2016), premiered in the Venice Orizzonti section.

Human Factors

Ronny Trocker
Ronny Trocker
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Zischlermann Filmproduktion, Bagarrefilm, Snowglobe, ZDF – Das Kleine Fernsehspiel
Festivals & Awards
Sundance Film Festival 2021; Berlin Int'l Film Festival 2021; Moscow Int'l Film Festival 2021; Cleveland Int'l Film Festival

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