EN - Geert, a lonely young man, steals a manuscript from a writer who has just been killed in an accident. At home Geert receives the second part of the manuscript through his fax machine. He decides to send the manuscript, in his name, to a publisher. The book is a big success and Geert enjoys being famous. One year later, the demand for a second book starts growing and Geert decides to connect his fax machine again...


Title The Phoenix
Original title De feniks
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Shorts
Year 1998


Cast Chris Van den Durpel, Leen Vandereyken, Luk d'Heu, Frédéric Lecointe, Leen Vandereycken
Photography Danny Elsen
Editing Ludo Troch
Art director Philippe Graff
Costume Kristin Van Passel
Makeup Els Van Lierde
Music Maarten Welzen

Technical specs

Running time film 13'
Release format 35 mm
Aspect ratio Cinemascoop
Colour Colour


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Last edited on 22 June 2017

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Director Jacco Groen
Producers Geert Bert
Writers Jacco Groen

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