EN - Kiek is scared because her father is going to war to help people. To make the chance smaller that something will happen to him, she is trying out many different things: She needs a dead dog and a dead mouse. Kiek doesn't know anyone that has a dead dog, a dead mouse and a dead father. That's a small chance.
FR - Kiek a peur car son père s’en va à la guerre dans le but d’aider des gens. Pour réduire les chances qu’il lui arrive quelque chose, elle essaie beaucoup de choses différentes : elle a besoin d’un chien mort et d’une souris morte. Kiek ne connaît personne ayant un chien mort, une souris morte et un père mort. Les chances sont minces.
|Original title||Patatje oorlog|
|Year of production||2011|
|Cast||Pippa Allen, Johnny de Mol, Rifka Lodeizen, Leny Breederveld, Ruben van der Meer|
|Photography||Jeroen De Bruin|
|Running time film||90'|
|Sound format||Joeri Verspecht|
Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
The Zagreb Film festival (14-21 October) recently selected Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth’s The Fifth Season and the minority co-productions Taking Chances by Nicole van Kilsdonk and Kinshasa Kids by Marc-Henri Wajnberg. At the close of the festival, the audience also voted Kinshasa Kids as Best Film of the feature-length program.
Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth’s third feature, The Fifth Season (pictured on the left), is screening in the ‘My Third Film’ sidebar of the Zagreb fest. The directors duo’s earlier filmKhadak also screened at the fest in 2007. The Fifth Season is a haunting tale of mysterious calamity as spring refuses to come as the cycle of nature is derailed. Alice, Thomas and Octave, three kids in a village deep in the Ardennes forest, struggle to make sense of a world that is collapsing around them. Flemish co-producer of the film is Bo Films. International sales are handled by Berlin based Films Boutique.
Klaartje Quirijns’s documentary Anton Corbijn Inside Out has been selected for the 62nd edition of the Berlinale International Film Festival (9 – 19 Febr). The Documentary will screen in the ‘Berlin Special’ section of the fest which also hosts films by Werner Herzog and Kevin Macdonald. Flemish co-producer of the documentary is Brussels-based production outfit Savage Film which recently scored an Oscar Nomination for Michaël R. Roskam's feature debut Bullhead.
Another Flemish co-production in Berlin is Nicole Van Kilsdonk's Taking Chances, which has been selected for Generation Kplus. Meanwhile Laura Zuallaert's short film Asparragos was picked for the Culinary Cinema section of the fest. The Berlinale screening of Anton Corbijn Inside Out on 17 February will also be the film’s World Premiere. Quirijns states that ‘she always tries to make films about people. Anton is a photographer, but I’ve approached him just as I would one of my characters, be it a weapons dealer, someone who wants to get dictators before a court or someone vying for peace. They are all people fighting a battle, with others, with a political system or as with Anton, with himself.’
Last edited on 13 February 2012