Dear Dad| 10mins
Director: Robin Haig | Producer: Ciara Barry
Focus Years: 2007 | Country: United Kingdom
Against a breathtaking Highland background, a young woman seeks understanding and closure with her father. Deer stalking has come to symbolize a perfect and idyllic childhood, one the film-maker holds with nostalgic softness. Through examining this symbolic tradition, she forces her father to acknowledge the rift that has developed between them. "Dear Dad" is an honest and insightful documentary about the emotional impact caused by unwanted change. A beautiful and poignant exploration of the relationship between the film-maker and her father, it is one person's wish to understand. It is a simple and touching attempt at reconciliation.