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Venus vs. Me

Venus vs. Me · dir. Nathalie Teirlinck
Belgium 2009, 27’

Entangled in a realm of thought, twelve-year-old Marie has trouble growing up. When her young mother brings home a new boyfriend, questions remain unanswered and communication seems impossible. Frenetic, Marie tries to win back her mother while she silently finds solace in a world of memories.

Director:Nathalie Teirlinck
Screenplay:Nathalie Teirlinck
Music:Peter Van Laerhoven
Cinematography:Rik Zang
Editing:Dieter Diependaele
Cast:Sarah Van de Berghe, Brit Van Hoof, Thomas Ryckewaert, Geert Van Rampelberg
Awards:Najlepszy Europejski Film Krótkometrażowy / Best European Short Film (MFF / IFF Berlin 2010)

Nathalie Teirlinck (born in 1985) in 2007 obtained her master degree in audiovisual arts at the KASK Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. Nathalie works as a director on several audiovisual productions and is writing her first feature film.