Trench // 10min // Drama // 2015 // Australia
Director/Writer/Producer/Editor: Nathan Hunt
Producer/Cinematographer: Ben Raymond
Composer: Andrew Sampford
Cast: Judd Wild, Farhad Zaiwala, Steve Maxwell, Jackson Edwards, Blake Lindsell, Adam Hughes
An Australian and a Turkish soldier come across one another in the trenches of Turkey during the First World War.
When a fleeting moment of PTSD hinders an Australian sergeant’s decision-making abilities his squad is killed in a mortar attack. Surviving, the sergeant comes across a lone Turkish solider who’s intentions are unclear. Confused, the sergeant becomes aggressive but is subdued by the Turk. Finally, he understands his intentions when the Turk begins to tend to his wounds.