EN - A customs officer guards the border in a remote and boring location, with only cows to keep him company. But what appears to be another tedious working day turns out to be pleasantly surprising...

FR - Un douanier garde la frontière d’un endroit reculé et ennuyeux, avec des vaches comme unique compagnie. Mais ce qui ressemble à une nouvelle journée pénible de travail s’avère agréablement surprenante...


Title Le douanier qui rit
Original title Le douanier qui rit
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Animation
Year 2012
World première / first public presentation 2012-11-30


Cast Peppino Capotondi
Sound Arnout Colaert
Art director Kwinten Debien
Music Jam Willems

Technical specs

Running time film 5'30"
Release format Digital Copy
Aspect ratio 1:1.78
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D



2013: Het Grote Ongeduld Festival (BE), Zlín Film Festival (CZ), International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL), Ostend Film Festival (BE)

2012: International Short Film Festival Leuven

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Last edited on 17 December 2014

Short info

Director Kwinten Debien
Producers Kwinten Debien
Writers Eva Eysermans

Laikin Chang
Antoine Dansaertstraat 70
1000 Brussels


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