ABOUT

Synopsis
After suffering the loss of his only child, a grieving man ventures deep into a forest.
Lost within an unnamed world, his struggle with the realities of his lost fatherhood
takes him on a journey where he comes face-to-face with his own frail existence.
He is forced to confront his remorse and rediscover his purpose in life.
 

Director's Statement
The Discovery of Fire is a human story. It is a story about loss.

It is a story about grief. Ultimately, it is a story about the complexities
of acceptance.
It is a story about love.

Genre - Psychological Thriller Drama    |    Runtime - 17 minutes 40 seconds

VIDEO

CAST

THE MAN
LOUW VENTER
A multi-award-winning South African actor, director, writer, and comedian. With countless leads in local features such as Konfetti, Jimmy in Pink, Die Laaste Tango, Love The One You Love, and Alles Wat Mal Is, he has also appeared in various commercials and international feature films.
THE WOMAN
TINARIE VAN WYK LOOTS
A highly talented young actress who has made a name for herself on both South African and international stages. She is a regular of South African television and has played major roles in the Hollywood films, Mojave Phonebooth, Poseidon Adventure, and Zulu.
THE BOY
KIAN LILLEY
A newcomer to film, The Discovery of Fire is Kian Lilley's on-screen debut. Mostly experienced in commercial stills work and modelling, Kian has proven himself to be one of those rare emerging talents that you need to keep an eye on.

PHOTOS

PRESS KIT

For an overview and photos of The Discovery of Fire,
please download the Press Kit below




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CONTACT


Gerhard Pretorius
+27 82 443 4286
info@discoveryoffire.com

CREDITS