Tanghi Argentini
2006 - Guido Thys


Director: Guido Thys
Producers: Anja Daelemans, Dries Phlypo
Writer: Geert Verbanck
Category: Shorts

Title: Tanghi Argentini
Year: 2006
Original language: Dutch
Supported by: Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Ghent Citymarketing Fund


Despite the faceless and cold atmosphere at his work place, an office clerk tries to make his colleagues happy. Instead of the classical cliché Christmas gifts, he wants to give his colleagues something real and precious. Tanghi Arghentini is a modern fairy tale.


2009: Gold Heart Award for Best Foreign Language (Heart of Gold International Film Festival)

2008: Best Short Film (Boulder International Film Festival) / Best Cinematography Award, Best Short Film award (Byron Bay International Film Festival ) / 1st Award of the European Competition (European Festival of Shorts - Reus) / Jury Award (European Festival of Shorts of Bordeaux) / Audience Award for Best International Short (Florida Film Festival) / Best Short Film award (Munich International Short Film Festival) / Honorable Jury Mention (RiverRun International Film Festival)

2007: Audience Award (Almería en Corto, International Short Film Festival) /  Audience Favorite Award, The Ellen Award Certificate of Distinctive Achievement, a Special Jury Recognition, and the BAFTA Award for Excellence (Aspen Shortsfest ) / Special Mention, Young People's Award (Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival ) / Grand-Prize of Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne (Cine-Jeune de l'Aisne ) / Audience Award for Best Short Film (Cinema Tout Ecran) /  * Audience Prize * Mediatheques Award * Best Comedy Fernand Raynaud Award (Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival) /  Audience Award (Documenta Madrid - International Madrid Documentary Festival) /  * Best Actor Award for Dirk van Dijck * Best Cinematography Award for Frank vanden Eeden (Festival Du Court Metrage De Bruxelles - Oh, ce Court) /  Mention Spécial du Jury (Festival Tous Courts - Rencontres Cinématographiques D’aix-En-Provence) / Gran Trofeo tralsi di Trevignano, best film of the festival (La Cittadella Del Corto - International Short Film Festival) / Best Foreign Language Film (LA Shorts Fest ) / Audience Award (Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF) ) / Audience Award for Best in Show Short Film (Milwaukee International Film Festival ) / Best Foreign Short Film award (Moondance International Film Festival ) / Best Comedy (NYC Shorts ) / Grand Prize : Best Short (Rhode Island International Film Festival ) / Best Narrative Short Film (Seattle International Film Festival) / Best International Short (St. Louis International Film Festival ) /  * Audience Award (TABOR FILM FESTIVAL )

2006: Award for Best Belgian Short (Europees Filmfestival Lima)


Director Guido Thys
Producers Anja Daelemans , Dries Phlypo
Writer Geert Verbanck
Photography:Frank Vanden Eeden
Music:Allan Muller
Editing:Alain Dessauvage
Screenplay:Geert Verbanck
Flemish producer:Anja Daelemans & Dries Phlypo
Cast:Dirk Van Dijck, Koen Van Impe, Hilde Norga

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