The Old Man That Hated

Den Gamle och hatet
Finland

Director: Johan Stolpe
Running time: 20 min

An old, conservative and lonely man gets a heart attack and is dying. His son soon realizes that the only thing that keeps his father alive is his hatred. In an attempt to keep his father alive, the son tries to build up his fathers hate again by creating and staging different situations that he knows his father will hate. As his hate grows, the old man slowly recovers. Finally the old man finds out that his son has made everything up and that it is all a lie, but he also realizes that he can not live without his hate.