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THE GOOD LIFE

THE GOOD LIFE

original title: HET GOEIE LEVEN

release 2015 | genre drama, slice of life | length 29 minutes | language Dutch (Brabants) | broadcasting Omroep Brabant |
festival distribution Some Shorts | written and directed by Youri Dingemans

 

A multi-narrative drama set in a typical southern Dutch village that prepares for the holidays. It turns out the compulsory conviviality can’t drown out the everyday problems of some of the inhabitants: troubles at the town council, the silent struggle of a lonely grandmother, and a bullied teenager.

 

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Credits:

written and directed by: YOURI DINGEMANS
produced by: RIK VAESSEN & LUUK HOEKX & EVA VERWEIJ

first assistant director: RENEÉ VAN DER VEN
cinematography: MARTIJN MELIS
gaffer: JEROEN ZWART & WOUTER VERHEUL
production design: ESRA GHILANE & HANNEKE WIND
wardrobe: MIJS DE WIT
editor: RIK VAESSEN
sound design: ROWAN DE GEUS
composer: GERARD VAN MAASAKKERS
visual effects: HEIN HAMERS

Festivals:

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA (21 – 27 June, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Krakow Film Festival, Poland (29 May – 5 June, 2016)
    Short Film Competition
  • WE Film Festival, the Netherlands (28 – 30 April, 2016)
    Non-competitive festival
  • Eindhoven Film Festival, the Netherlands (26 – 29 November, 2015)
    Official Competition
    - WINNER Great Jury Prize
  • Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (23 – 2 October, 2015)
    Student Competition