EN - Frits, a lonesome, unworldly astronomer, is in pursuit of extraterrestrial life. His goal is to find the kind of true friendship he is unable to find on earth. When an egg falls on his head, his lonely existence fills up with hope. Convinced that there is an extraterrestrial creature inside the egg, he decides to incubate it.


Title A Message From Outer Space
Original title A Message From Outer Space
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Category Shorts , Animation
Year 2004


Cast Matthias Schoenaerts
Photography Gerd Schelfhout
Music Lalalover

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Technical specs

Running time film 9’30”
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:2.35
Sound format DTS 5.1
Colour Colour


Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)


2005: TV5 Prize (Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film) / Grand Owl Award for Best Short Film (Fantasy Worldwide International Film Festival-Toronto)

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Last edited on 18 June 2014

Short info

Director Raf Reyntjens, Roel Mondelaers
Producers Geoffrey Enthoven, Mariano Vanhoof
Writers Raf Reyntjens, Roel Mondelaers

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