EN - A portrait of a man with bipolar disorder, as seen through the eyes of his 11-year-old daughter. The film becomes a bittersweet adventure with two unconventional heroes on a path of innocence and crude behaviourheroes set on a path of innocence and crude behaviour.

NL - Zoë wordt na een schooldag opgepikt door haar bipolaire vader, Pierre. Gewapend met haar fantasie tracht ze de problemen waarmee haar vader dagelijks kampt te verzachten.

FR - Mon papa m'a toujours dit qu'il me tiendrait sous son aile. Mais c'est un drôle d'oiseau. Parfois il vole bas, mais souvent il vole haut. Tellement haut qu'il parait tout petit. Mais seulement pour les gens qui ne savent pas voler.

Info

Title Strange Bird
Original title Drôle d'oiseau
Original language French
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre drama, comedy
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-10-17

Credits

Cast Tibo Vandenborre, Elsa Houben
Photography Fiona Braillon
Editing Joppe Van Den Brande
Sound Thibaud Rie
Costume Carmen Van Nyvelseel
Makeup Leke Pham
Music Ismael Colombani

Technical specs

Running time film 14'37"
Release format DCP
Aspect ratio 16/9
Sound format Stereo
Colour Colour

Partners

Festivals

2017: Landshuter Kurzfilm Festival (DE)

2016: Dames Draaien (BE), Filmfestival Delicatessen (BE), Ciné Privé (BE), Kort Geschoten (BE), Brussels Film Festival (BE), De Kortste Nacht - Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (NL), Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival (UK), Au Contraire Film Festival on Mental Illness (CA)

2015: Film Fest Ghent (BE), International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE)

Awards

2017: Europe Audience Award - Landshuter Kurzfilm Festival (DE)

2015: Audience Award - Film Fest Ghent (BE)

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Director Anouk Fortunier
Producers Roxanne Sarkozi
Writers Anouk Fortunier
Contact

LUCA School of Arts
Roxanne Sarkozi
Paleizenstraat 70
1030 Schaarbeek
Belgium
sarkozi.roxanne@gmail.com

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