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Het Werkt - St. Joost Graduation Show 2023
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“Het Werkt” intertwines the stark contrast between the commercialized image of happiness and the imperfect reality, unveiling how late-capitalism and rampant consumerism affects the future prospects of younger generations.

My film takes you on an imaginative introspective journey into the mind of a burnt out factory worker named Henry. This melancholic tale, laced with unexpected humor and dark irony, explores Henry’s struggle to find meaning within the desolate factory walls that produce ‘happiness pills’. Leading a confined life, Henry finds his only solace in his unwavering admiration of his boss, Victor, portrayed as a messiah-like figure in the company’s enticing TV commercials. However, after finally catching Victor’s attention and receiving an opportunity for an interview, Henry’s perception of his role model is challenged…