EN - A portrait of a withdrawn young man living with his strange overbearing mother in a little house in Flanders. A morning walk through the Flemish hinterland is disturbed by a surreal encounter with the nightmarish inhabitants of the region.

FR - Le portrait d’un jeune homme introverti vivant avec sa mère étrange et autoritaire dans une petite maison en Flandre. Une promenade matinale à travers l’arrière-pays flamand est perturbée par la rencontre surréaliste avec les habitants cauchemardesques de la région.

Info

Title Mumbler
Original title Mompelaar
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Shorts
Year 2007

Credits

Cast Serge Buyse, Gunter Lamoot, Piet De Praitere, Jan Coemelck
Photography Nicolas Karakatsanis
Editing Dieter Diependaele

Technical specs

Running time film 22'
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 16/9
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour

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Festivals

2008: Berlin International Film Festival (DE) / Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh (UK) / Festival Du Court Metrage De Bruxelles - Oh, ce Court, Brussels (BE) / Festival International Du Film Francophone De Namur (BE) / Internationaal Kortfilmfestival van Clermont-Ferrand, Clermond-Ferrand (FR)

Awards

2008: Le Grand Prix du Festival / Mention Spéciale du Jury Presse (Festival Du Court Metrage De Bruxelles - Oh, ce Court) / 2008: Prix Spécial du Jury (Internationaal Kortfilmfestival van Clermont-Ferrand)

Hamburg takes them all

Several shorts from Flanders are set to screen at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival (4-10 June) this week. Jeff Otte’sFucking SuburbiaADRIFT by Frederik Jan Depickere and Nicolas Provost’s Tokyo Giants are selected for international competition. Anouk De Clercq’s experimental short Swan Song enters the No Budget competition. Also screening at the German fest are Perfect DrugRosa, Anna’s Lil’ SisMumbler and Stardust.

Fucking SuburbiaReceiving its world premiere in Hamburg is Jeff Otte’s short film Fucking Suburbia, starring Valentijn Dhaenens (The Misfortunates).

Published on Monday 3 June 2013

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Short info

Director Marc Roels, Wim Reygaert
Producers Aine Clarcke, Stephanie Deleuze
Writers Marc Roels, Wim Reygaert
Contact

T42 Films
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1050 Brussel

T +32 2 626 09 70
F +32 2 626 09 79
prod@t42films.com
www.t42films.com

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