The Rift

Following Robert Devereux’s attempt to walk the Rift Valley in East Africa. His son, Louis, set out to document the 6000km walk but the story quickly developed as Louis quizzed his father on his affair and why he left the family 20 years earlier. With an incredibly beautiful and unknown landscape, we tackle issues of unspoken rifts.

Duration : 30

Release date : 2018

Country : UK


Louis left film school in 2013 and went straight into the lighting department on the feature film My Little Eye. In 2015 he set out to make The Rift, his directorial debut which went on to tour the festival circuit from Mexico to Berlin.

Louis Devereux Director of The Rift