EN - After her daughter’s death, Vivianne neglects herself and her house. For 20 years, she tries to fill up the emptiness with the accumulation of stuff. But the situation becomes unbearable and she takes a dramatic decision to alleviate her sense of guilt.

NL -  Na de dood van haar dochter verwaarloost Vivianne zichzelf en haar huis. Al twintig jaar lang vult ze de leegte op, maar de situatie is onleefbaar geworden. Om zichzelf van het knagende schuldgevoel te verlossen, neemt ze een dramatische beslissing.

FR - Après la mort de sa fille, Vivianne se néglige elle-même et sa maison. Pendant vingt ans, elle a rempli le vide. Mais la situation est devenue insupportable. Elle prend une décision dramatique pour se sauver du sentiment de culpabilité écrasante.

Info

Title Joy Palace
Original title Joy Palace
Original language Dutch
Status In post-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre drama
Year 2017
World première / first public presentation 2017-12-03

Credits

Cast Frieda Pittoors, Sofie Hoflack, Dirk Van Haecken, Liesbeth Houtain
Photography Bart Van Otterdijk
Editing Frederik De Wilde, Jan Hameeuw
Sound Yves De Mey
Art director Simon Van Laar, Charlotte Dewulf
Costume Koen Onghena
Makeup Natascha Matheuwezen
Music Raf Keunen

Technical specs

Running time film 12'11"
Sound format 5.1 Surround
Colour Colour
Available in 2D

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), European Short Pitch
Production partners Bekke Films
Tax shelter partners TaxShelter.be

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Short info

Director Frederik De Wilde, Leen Vandereyken
Producers Peter De Maegd, Lize Lefaible
Writers Frederik De Wilde, Leen Vandereyken
Contact

Potemkino
Lize Lefaible
Timmerhoutkaai 7
1000 Brussels
Belgium
lize@potemkino.com
www.potemkino.com

Sales

Radiator IP Sales
Ben Vandendaele
ben@radiatorsales.eu
www.radiatorsales.eu

Preferential partners