EN - Shell and mortar fire rain down on a muddy battlefield littered with barbed wire entanglements and craters. But the battle takes an unexpected twist when two soldiers meet in no-man's-land...

NL - Mortiervuur regent neer op een modderig slagveld, bezaaid met kraters en prikkeldraad. Twee frontsoldaten snellen elkaar strijdvaardig tegemoet. Het gevecht krijgt een onverwachte wending wanneer ze mekaar treffen in niemandsland...


Title Charge!
Original title Charge!
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Animation
Genre one-minute animated short
Year 2014
World première / first public presentation 2014-05-14


Sound Image & Sound Factory - Pedro Van der Eecken
Music Gregory Caron

Technical specs

Running time film 1'
Release format DCP 24fps
Other available formats various
Aspect ratio 1:1.85
Sound format 5.1 & stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Flemish Literature Fund (FLF), Kinepolis, Canvas


2014: Short Film Corner - Cannes Film Festival (FR)

Montreal World Film Fest takes Flanders’ treatment

The Montreal World Film Festival has picked up The Treatment by Hans Herbots for its 38th edition, taking place from August 21-September 1. Herbots’s psychological thriller will have its international premiere in the festival’s Focus on World Cinema section. In addition, Sahim Omar Kalifa will present his latest short film Bad Hunter in Official Competition. Kevin Meul’s short Cadet and the animation project 12 Minutes About Peace, a collection of 12 one-minute shorts commemorating WWI, are also set to screen in Montreal.

Bad HunterThe Treatment stars Geert Van Rampelberg as police inspector Nick Cafmeyer, a man who seems to have it all. Yet a dark shadow hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the disappearance of his younger brother.

Published on Wednesday 6 August 2014

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Short info

Director Gerrit Bekers
Producers Koen Vermaanen
Writers Koen Vermaanen, Gerrit Bekers, Bart Bossaert

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