Up or Out / De Alchemisten

The brothers Ratha believe they can beat the stock market with a golden formula which eliminates human decision making. This medium length documentary serves as a metaphor for the financial world at large and presents the Ratha brothers in their alchemistic quest.

Director & Cinematographer Jona Honer / Sound Claas Meier / Edit Jona Honer, Tom Fassaert, Menno Boerema / Sound design Tom Jansen / Grading Rachel Stone / Producer Hasse van Nunen, Renko Douze

Festivals (a.o.)

Netherlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (2015)
Won: Debut Award
Visions du Réel, Switzerland (2016)
International Mid-Length Competition
Hot Docs, Canada (2016)
International Mid-Length Competition

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 45’09”
Completion: 08/2015
Genre: documentary
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Dutch
Subtitles: English