EN - When a woman finds a sweet old man repeatedly going through rubbish bins, she is filled with deep compassion. One day she decides to follow him and ends up trapped in the broom cupboard in his house. How much of her compassion was really compassion?


Title Compassion
Original title Medelijden
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Year 2005


Cast Hilde Heijnen, Paul Kenens, Gowie Meussen
Photography Alain Marcoen
Editing Tom Geens
Music Exhaust

Technical specs

Running time film 15'
Release format Beta Digit
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour


Supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

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Last edited on 5 May 2017

Short info

Director Tom Geens
Producers Frank Van Passel, Bert Hamelinck
Writers Tom Geens

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