EN - Remy is 12 years old and lives with his older brother Bruno and their au pair Mihaela. Remy looks up to Bruno who teaches him how to smoke, drink and shoot his father’s shotgun. Despite the age difference, Remy has a secret crush on Mihaela. But things threaten to explode between the brothers when Bruno also takes an interest in her…

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Title Feel Sad for the Bunny
Original title Feel Sad for the Bunny
Original language French
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre drama
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-11-27

Credits

Cast Arthur Masson, Yoann Zimmer, Lydia Indjova, Harry Cleven
Photography Menno Mans
Editing Thomas Pooters
Sound Senjan Jansen
Art director Geert Paredis
Costume Karen D'Hoore
Makeup Elodie Liénard
Music Simon Lenski

Technical specs

Running time film 18'
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Festivals

2016: Brussels Short Film Festival (BE), Nominatie Ensor Beste Kortfilm (BE), Guanuajuato International Film Festival (MX), Raindance Film Festival (UK)

2015: Competition - International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE)

Awards

2016: BeTV Award - Brussels Short Film Festival (BE)

2015: Special Mention of the Jury - International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE)

Problemski Hotel opens Raindance Film Festival

Manu Riche’s feature film debut Problemski Hotel, based on a novel by best-selling Belgian author Dimitri Verhulst, is the opening film of this year’s Raindance Film Festival (21 September-2 October) in London. The festival closes with Dominik Moll’s News from Planet Mars, which stars Flemish actress Veerle Baetens. Raindance previously announced its slate of shorts, including Nkosi Coiffure and Feel Sad for the Bunny.

Problemski HotelManu Riche’s Problemski Hotel was chosen to open this year’s edition for its “creativity and ability to captivate audiences”. The film is to have its UK premiere at Raindance and reveals the changes that occur in the lives of several people born in areas affected by war and armed conflict.

Published on Sunday 4 September 2016

Feel Sad For the Bunny premiers in Mexico

Kenneth Mercken’s short film Feel Sad for the Bunny has been selected for the Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico, where it is to have its international premiere as part of the Oscar-qualifying Short Film Competition. The festival line-up also includes D: 729., an animated short by Levi Stoops; and Johan Grimonprez’s documentary Shadow World, which was co-produced with Flanders.

Feel Sad for the BunnyFeel Sad For the Bunny follows 12-year-old Remy who lives with his older brother Bruno and their au pair, Mihaela. Despite the age difference, Remy has a secret crush on Mihaela. But things threaten to explode between the brothers when Bruno also takes an interest in her.

Published on Tuesday 12 July 2016

Kenneth Mercken starts shooting Feel Sad for the Bunny

Filming has started on Kenneth Mercken’s new short film, Feel Sad for the Bunny. The film is being made with the support of a VAF Wildcard, which Mercken won in 2011 with his graduation film The Letter.

Feel Sad for the BunnyFeel Sad for the Bunny is about 12-year-old Remy who lives with his older brother Bruno and their au pair Michaela. Remy really looks up to Bruno, who teaches him how to smoke, drink and fire his father’s shotgun. Despite the big age difference, Remy has a crush on Michaela, so when Bruno starts taking an interest in her, things threaten to explode between the brothers.

Published on Wednesday 1 July 2015

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Last edited on 7 September 2016

Short info

Director Kenneth Mercken
Producers Koen Mortier, Eurydice Gysel
Writers Kenneth Mercken, Monica Stan
Contact

CZAR
Eurydice Gysel
Koolmijnenkaai 30
1080 Brussels
Belgium
T +32 2 413 07 70
eurydice.gysel@czar.be
www.czar.be

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