Immanuel, a 20-year-old man with Down's syndrome, living with his parents in the countryside, receives an illustrated children’s bible for his birthday. On the day his family moves to the city, Immanuel recognises his parents in Adam and Eve. Then he realises that several other situations in the city appear in his bible as well.


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


Cast Gert Wellens, Hilt De Vos, Wim Van de Velde, Dieter Troubleyn, Jan Schepens
Editing Kevin Evens, Bart Zwysen
Music Mark Gysens

Technical specs

Running time film 8’49”
Release format Beta Digit
Aspect ratio 1:1.66
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour


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Last edited on 27 March 2015

Short info

Director Zofie Feytons
Producers RITCS School of Arts
Writers Zofie Feytons, David Vermandere, Bram Algoet
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