EN - A man is waiting for the end of the war in a shelter. It's getting quiet outside and the war seems to be over. He opens the trapdoor and casts a glance. Two steps away, another trapdoor opens...

NL - In een schuilkelder wacht een man totdat het schieten buiten kalmer wordt. Wanneer alles stil is, durft hij uiteindelijk het luik te openen. Een beetje verder wordt er een ander luik geopend...

FR - Un homme attend dans un cave à l’abri la fin de la guerre, Ça se calme à l'extérieur. La guerre semble prendre fin, il ose ouvrir la trappe. A deux pas de là, une autre trappe se lève ...


Title Peace? Yippee!
Original title Vrede? Joepie!
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Animation
Genre one-minute animated short
Year 2014
World première / first public presentation 2014-05-14


Cast Bram Bogaerts, Fran Van Gysegem
Editing Joke Van der Steen
Sound Studio l'Equipe

Technical specs

Running time film 1'
Release format DCP
Other available formats QT HD
Aspect ratio 1:1.85
Colour Colour and black-white
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Flemish Literature Fund (FLF), Kinepolis, Canvas


2014: Short Film Corner - Cannes Film Festival (FR)

Montreal World Film Fest takes Flanders’ treatment

The Montreal World Film Festival has picked up The Treatment by Hans Herbots for its 38th edition, taking place from August 21-September 1. Herbots’s psychological thriller will have its international premiere in the festival’s Focus on World Cinema section. In addition, Sahim Omar Kalifa will present his latest short film Bad Hunter in Official Competition. Kevin Meul’s short Cadet and the animation project 12 Minutes About Peace, a collection of 12 one-minute shorts commemorating WWI, are also set to screen in Montreal.

Bad HunterThe Treatment stars Geert Van Rampelberg as police inspector Nick Cafmeyer, a man who seems to have it all. Yet a dark shadow hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the disappearance of his younger brother.

Published on Wednesday 6 August 2014

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Short info

Director Valere Lommel, Joke Van der Steen
Producers Valere Lommel, Joke Van der Steen
Writers Valere Lommel

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