Director: Jeremy Handler
Country: South Africa
Year: 1998
Running Time: 11 min
Language: English


Set in a remote and desolate South African location, Husk tells the story of Lucy, a virtual prisoner to her drunken and useless father, Freddie. Mounting debt threatens to leave them homeless until desperation drives them to plot the demise of the debt collector, Hugo. Unexpected violence erupts and the situation gets out of hand – resulting in Lucy exacting a chilling revenge!

About the Director

Jeremy Handler

Biography: Jeremy Handler graduated Cum Laude from the Theatre Film & Television School at UCLA. While a student, he wrote and directed the award-winning Strangers and Neighbors, a 16mm short film. On returning to South Africa, he was selected to direct The Return, a 16mm 26 minute drama for MNET New Directions. Gaining momentum, he successfully pitched and was selected to direct Husk for Film Four UK.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
The Return (1997);
Husk (2000).

Strangers and Neighbors (Date unknown);
The Return (1996);
Husk (1999).