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From the Flanders (i) magazine

No more Mother Nature

After shooting films in Mongolia and Peru, Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth have returned to Belgium for their latest feature, The Fifth Season. 'Neither of us would dare call any place ‘home’ but we have lived here in the Condroz for almost a decade,' says Woodworth. 'We loved the challenge of working in our backyard.'

Text Ian Mundell     Portrait Bart Dewaele

brosens woodworth © Bart DewaeleThe Condroz is a band of rolling agricultural land in the south of Belgium, bordering the hills and forests of the Ardennes. In this idyllic setting, Brosens and Woodworth (pictured right © Bart Dewaele) tell the tale of a community thrown into confusion when winter refuses to turn into spring. The crops fail, food becomes scarce and the bonds between neighbours start to break.

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Published on Thursday 16 August 2012

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