EN - Ronald's neighbours accuse him of behaving strangely and he becomes increasingly isolated. Struggling with psychological problems, he decides to seek help in a group of people with similar disorders. Ronald tries to fit in, but again he might up end up alone...

NL - Door nog onbekende redenen mist Ronald aansluiting bij de bewoners in zijn wijk. Er scheelt iets aan hem. Hoewel Ronald probeert zijn problemen op te lossen lijkt zijn situatie steeds uitzichtlozer. Ten einde raad zoekt Ronald hulp bij een groep gelijkgestemden. Ook nu raakt Ronald teleurgesteld en komt weer in een omgeving waar hij buiten de boot valt...

FR - Les voisins de Ronald l’accusent de pratiques étranges. Bien qu’il ne fasse rien de mal, il est mis à l’écart de son voisinage. Ronald se bat contre des problèmes psychologiques, mais ne fait aucun progrès. En dernier recours, il cherche de l’aide auprès d’un groupe secret de personnes avec des problèmes similaires. Ronald essaie de s’intégrer, mais est à nouveau de plus en plus seul...

Info

Title This Is Ronald
Original title Dit is Ronald
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre tragicomedy
Year 2012
World première / first public presentation 2012-11-21

Credits

Cast Yves Degryse, Olivier Bonjour, Tom Audenaert, Sofie Sente, Jurgen Delnaet, Pascal Maetens, Frederik Lebeer
Photography Grimm Vandekerckhove
Editing Thijs Van Nuffel
Sound Arnout Colaert, Bert Hellemans
Art director Jørgen Hopmans
Costume Melissa Fellahi, Sarah Fellahi
Makeup Liesbeth de Smet
Music Frederik Lebeer
Assistent-Director Bregt Jansegers
producer Anouk Peeters

Technical specs

Running time film 19'
Aspect ratio 4:3 CACHE
Colour Colour
Available in 2D

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Festivals

2012: Film Festival Ghent (BE) , International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE)

Flanders six at Interfilm Berlin

Shorts by six Flemish filmmakers have been invited to interfilm, the International Short Film Festival in Berlin. Among the selectees is Sahim Omar Kalifa’s festival favourite Baghdad Messi. Not only one of the longest running German short film festivals after Oberhausen, interfilm Berlin is also a prime European short film festival and runs from 12 till 17 November.

Name of the FathersThe competition programmes of the Confrontations section not only see Kalifa’s Baghdad Messi but also screen This is Ronald by Jules Comes and Timothy Wennekes’ short Name of the fathers.

Published on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Flemish five win in Brussels

Five Flemish shorts were awarded at the 16th edition of the Brussels Short Film Festival (24 April - 4May). Besides the National and International Competition, the festival added a third section this year, titled ‘Next Generation.’ This competition focused exclusively on (inter)national student short films.

hlIn the Next Generation competition, Lukas Dhondt’s Headlong (pictured on the left) grabbed the Grand Prix, worth €1,500, while Anthony Schatteman’s Kiss Me Softly was awarded the Prix National du Public.

Published on Sunday 5 May 2013

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Director Jules Comes
Producers Jules Comes
Writers Jules Comes
Contact

Jules Comes
Zennestraat 71
1000 Brussel
Belgium
T +31 496 60 73 80
julescomes@hotmail.com

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