EN - Eighteen-year-old cheerleader Stacey can’t handle the loss of her recently deceased mother. She decides to keep mother’s body hidden from the outside world and tries to hold on to the illusion that by doing this, they can keep on spending their lives together.

NL - De 18-jarige cheerleader Stacey kan het verlies van haar onlangs overleden moeder niet verwerken. Ze beslist om het lichaam van haar moeder verborgen te houden in huis en bijt zich vast in de illusie dat ze op die manier hun leven samen kunnen blijven verderzetten.

Info

Title Stacey & the Alien
Original title Stacey & de alien
Original language French, Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre musical, dramatic fantasy
Year 2016
World première / first public presentation 2016-10-28

Credits

Cast Anouk Fortunier, Ineke Nijssen, Renée Vervaet, Povilas Bastys, Lien Thys, Mona Leon, Elke Shari Van den Brande
Photography Victor Maes
Editing Nelson Polfliet, Joppe Van Den Brande
Sound Stefano Capone
Art director Laura Van Haecke
Costume Laura Van Snick
Makeup Johanna Cool, Saima Bargfrede
Music Stupid Bright Confetti/ Duchka Walraet

Technical specs

Running time film 15'4"
Release format DCP, h264, Apple ProRes
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour

Partners

Festivals

2017: Watersprite Film Festival (GB); 46th Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival (GER); Brussels Fantastic Film Festival (BE); Cellu l’art Short film Festival Jena (GER); Original Narrative Film Festival Dubai (UAE); Cortex Festival Lisbon (PT); Ciné Privé Gent (BE); Bewegend Beeld Antwerpen (BE);

2016: Hyperfest International Short Film Festival (RO); Le Jour Le Plus Court - Brussels (BE); Mediterranean Film Festival (IT)

Awards

2017: Award for Best Fiction Film - Cellu l’art Int. Short film Festival Jena (DE); Nominated for Best Acting - Watersprite Film Festival (UK)

2016: Best Script Award - Hyperfest International Short Film Festival (RO); Best Musical - Mediterranean Film Festival (IT)

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Last edited by Kaaitheater on 10 May 2017

Short info

Director Nelson Polfliet
Producers Roxanne Sarkozi
Writers Nelson Polfliet
Contact

Roxanne Sarkozi
Richard Neyberghlaan 196 bus 2
1020 Laken
Belgium
T +32 495 13 41 23
sarkozi.roxanne@gmail.com

Sales

Nelson Polfliet
Lemonnierlaan 69/7
1000 Brussel
Belgium
T +32 483 454 738
nelson.polfliet@kaaitheater.be

Website https://www.facebook.com/StaceyandtheAlien/
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