Fare thee well

2014, 12 minutes

A short film about the complexities of grief and thoughts that cannot be put into words.

Our Protagonist is Alfons he is 60 years old. He sails out to sea every day to search for a message in a bottle than him and his wife sent out when they were first married. His wife passed away a few years ago and Alfons feels he cannot let go and move on until he finds the bottle to get his closure. Alfons takes us into the imaginary world he has created for himself over the years. He sees messages in bottles floating in the sea and as he reaches out his fishing net to collect them, the people that wrote the message emerges from the water in the spot where the bottle was. They tell Alfons their story, throughout this, Alfons is reminded of his wife which we will see by small flashbacks.


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