The Wood (Het Hout)

ITA reprises this adaptation of Jeroen Brouwers’ award-winning novel about a Catholic monastery and boarding school for boys, where sadism and sexual abuse are rife. The central moral question focuses on a new monk in an outsider position who wants to help the victims but is trapped in the power dynamics of the church and its institution. Michiel van Erp directs. Surtitled 12 and 19 December.