HISHAM SAMIE | 10 MIN | SOUTH AFRICA | 2016
"The Agency” is an enigmatic tale of the relationship between two brothers bound by fierce loyalty and bitter compromise. Our action takes place on a fateful yet seemingly regular morning when our hero comes to visit his institutionalized brother. As their meeting becomes progressively weird and mysterious, with the brother’s behaviour becoming increasingly erratic, our hero needs to take ever more vigilant steps so as not to disturb the volatile space, which is his brother’s dark and dangerous mind. Our story concludes with a twist of bitter-sweet tragedy when our hero is ultimately forced to make a decision of heart-breaking consequence.