The Way of All Flesh
2013 - Deben Van Dam

Info

Director: Deben Van Dam
Producer: Ben Vandendaele
Writer: Deben Van Dam
Category: Shorts

Title: The Way of All Flesh
Original title: De weg van alle vlees
Year: 2013
Premiere: 12 Oct 2013
Original language: Dutch
Supported by: Café Merlo, Sabam

Synopsis

Tibo has a serious condition: boredom. He is a nurse on a palliative care ward, and all he can think of lately is money. Once in a while, he tries to break the routine by placing bets with his co-workers on the last breath of dying patients. All in vain. One day, his colleague Anouk asks for a favour: would Tibo share racist Frans Claeskens’s last day?

Awards

2014: Best International Short Film - Festival International de Film d'Aubagne (FR), Grand Prize - Brussels Short Film Festival (BE), Special Mention - Tabor International Short Film Festival (HR), Best International Short Film - Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival (IL)

2013: Audience award - Film Fest Ghent (BE), HUMO Award / Jury Award Flemish Competition / Audience Award Flemish Competition - International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE), Winner wildcard fiction - VAF Wildcard competition (BE)

Credits

Director Deben Van Dam
Producer Ben Vandendaele
Writer Deben Van Dam
Photography:Wim Vanswijgenhoven
Editing:Thijs Van Nuffel
Cast:Flor Decleir, Sam Louwyck, Leo Franquet, Sandrine Moponami, Lotte Diependaele, Mariëtte Van Arkkles, Goele Derick, Alioune Ngom Badara, Irene Vervliet, Pierre Van Heddegem
Art director:Benedict Van Acker
Costume:Carmen Van Nyvelseel
Make up:Natascha Matheuwezen
Sound:Moustache Sound

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