SND Films
HOME BEFORE DARK
By Joeri Holsheimer
2011
drama
49 min.
NL
Dutch
Produced by Lev Pictures
HD

When the Dutch peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan is nearly over, soldier Diederick dies in the arms of his 21-year-old platoon mate Johnny. Johnny comes home as coffin bearer. He is being welcomed home by his parents. But he still has one mission to complete, a birthday gift from Diederick to give the twin sister Fleur. The loss of Diederick has put the family relations on edge. Johnny is sucked into the unpredictable family struggling with their pain. Johnny sees it as his duty to help them, but he doesn’t know how. To be able to come home, he must first allow himself to experience his own grief.