EN - A poetic portrait about how Beyong, a 30-year-old transgender who was forced to suppress her true self growing up, gives in to her subconsciousness and starts her transformation to the woman she is today.

NL - Een poëtisch portret over het moment toen Beyong, een 30-jarige transgender die van jongs af geleerd is haar ware ik te onderdrukken, toegeeft aan haar onderbewustzijn en haar transformatie start naar vrouw.

FR - Un portrait poétique de la façon Beyong, un transsexuel de 30 ans qui depuis l'enfance a été obliger de supprimer son vrai soi, suit son subconscient et commence sa transformation vers femme.


Title Beautiful Woman "mooi missi"
Original title Mooi Missi "mooie vrouw"
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Docs , Animation
Genre drama, LGBT, queer cinema
Year 2016
World première / first public presentation 2016-06-14


Cast Marcel Veldkamp
Photography Diëgo Nurse
Editing Diëgo Nurse
Sound Dennis Nurse
Art director Diëgo Nurse, Elina Spura
Music Jens Paeyeneers
Animation Elina Spura

Technical specs

Running time film 8'35"
Other available formats DCP, Quicktime, HD
Aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9)
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour and black-white
Available in 2D



2017: Animafest Zagreb (HR); Cà Foscari Short Film Festival (IT); Monstronale Festival (DE); Scenecs International Film Festival (NL); Holland Animation Film Festival (NL); Solo Parta Cortos (ES); Argos School's Out for Summer (BE); INPUT Filmfestival (NL); The WE Film Festival (NL); Backup_festival (DE); Helsinki African Film Festival (FI); Leiden International Short Film Experience (NL); Acafilms Low Film Festival (BR); Day Of Film Festival cineSud Maastricht (NL); New Cross & Deptford Film Festival (UK); Baretower Forge World Film Competition (US); Court Mais Trash (BE); Shanghai Pride Film Festival (CN); Het Grote Ongeduld Xtra (BE); Docfeed Eindhoven (NL); Reel Teal Film Festival (US); New Renaissance Amsterdam (NL)

2016: Shortcutz Amsterdam (NL); Le jour le plus court (BE); Kortfilmfestival Kalmthout (BE); The Jigsaw Ghent (BE); Equality Festival (UA)


2017: Best Student Docu - International School Festival MIFEC

2016: Winner of the month - Shortcutz Amsterdam (NL)

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Last edited by N.A. on 30 June 2017

Short info

Director Diëgo Nurse
Producers LUCA School of Arts
Writers Diëgo Nurse

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