A portrait of an impossible love. A man and a woman are leaving everything and everybody behind for a private weekend by the sea. But it soon becomes clear that privacy is not what they are getting, as Frank's 'other life' keeps coming up. Alex, expecting this weekend to be theirs, seems to crack. As an ultimate act of despair, she takes Frank as her hostage. Recognising she has crossed the line of normal behaviour and finally realising that she will always have to share Frank, Alex starts losing her faith in this love. The next morning Alex is gone, leaving Frank a small reminder…

Info

Title Cologne
Original title Cologne
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Shorts
Year 2004

Credits

Cast Sara Deroo, Geert van Rampelberg, Hilde Wils
Photography Micha Douwes
Editing Yoohan Leyssens
Music VAN, Eavesdropper, Petersonic, Tom Pintens

Technical specs

Running time film 21’
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:1.85
Sound format Dolby SR
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by

VAF, Canvas

Awards

2005: Award for First Work (Festival Du Court Metrage De Bruxelles - Oh, ce Court) / 2004: Award for Best Short (Flanders International Filmfestival Ghent) / 2004: Jury Award (International Short Filmfestival Leuven)

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Last edited on 3 September 2013

Short info

Director Kaat Beels
Producers Nathalie Basteyns
Writers Kaat Beels
Contact

Visjes Films
Nathalie Basteyns
Stalingradlaan 22
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium
T T +32 2 514 48 64
F F +32 2 514 48 64
visjes.films@skynet.be

Sales

Nathalie Basteyns
Stalingradlaan 22
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium
T T +32 2 514 48 64
F F +32 2 514 48 64
visjes.films@skynet.be

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