EN - Ivo Rombouts is the personal driver of Frederik Bulinckx, ceo of a petrochemical multinational. Frederik loses himself in alcohol and women. His greed for money drives him straight into the arms of Russians who want to take over the company. Ivo tries to pull Frederik out of his downward spiral, but has his own personal problems to deal with...

NL - Ivo Rombouts is de persoonlijke chauffeur van Frederik Bulinckx, CEO van een petrochemische multinational. Frederik verliest zichzelf in alcohol en vrouwen. Zijn honger naar geld leidt hem recht in de armen van enkele Russen, die zijn bedrijf willen overnemen. Ivo probeert Frederik uit de neerwaartse spiraal te trekken, maar heeft persoonlijke problemen om mee af te rekenen...


Title The Barrier of Silence
Original title The Barrier of Silence
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre drama, thriller
Year 2016
World première / first public presentation 2016-03-19


Cast Bob De Moor, Victor Peeters, Ludo Hoogmartens, Isabel Leybaert
Photography Cedric Vankerckhoven
Editing Pieter Vermeersch
Sound Wim Frenssen, Gerwin François
Art director Anna Maes
Costume Melissa Fellahi
Makeup Dorien Biesmans
Music Michel Houben

Technical specs

Running time film 17'30"
Release format 2K - digital file
Aspect ratio 1:2.35
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D



2017: Hollywood Florida Filmfestival (US); Independent Days International Filmfest (DE)

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Last edited by Skladanowsky on 5 April 2017

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Director Robin E. Pipeleers
Producers Steve De Roover, Kevin Hoed
Writers Robin E. Pipeleers

Kevin Hoed
Mechelsestraat 126
3000 Leuven


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