Haunted by the suicide of a brother, a director and his kin walk across the UK in an emotionally trying, visually sublime journey toward healing.expand_more
Following his Oscar winning The White Helmets| Orlando von Einsiedel turns his camera on his own family as they attempt to cope with a devastating loss. Whenhis brother| newly diagnosed as schizophrenic and suffering from intense depression| took his own life at 22| Orlando and his other two siblings buried thetrauma| rarely talking about it. Over a decade later| the remaining family set out on a hiking tour| visiting landscapes Evelyn liked to walk| to reflect on hislife and death. The result is an intensely personal and moving take on the emotional impact of suicide within a family and a powerful account of the benefits ofcreating safe spaces for emotional communication. Shot in a subjective style and against the stunning backdrop of the British countryside| Evelyn is anemotionally raw film that documents the difficult| yet rewarding| attempt to navigate the rocky highlands of collective trauma.
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