The Natural History of Destruction

Director: Sergei Loznitsa. Writer: Winfried Georg Sebald. Looks Film (DE) and Atoms & Void (NL).

Funding Netherlands Film Fund: Minority co-production feature film and documentary.

The Natural History of Destruction

Inspired by W.G. Sebald’s book, the film posits the question: is it morally acceptable to use a civilian population as an instrument of war?

Festival: Cannes Film Festival 2022