The Smile

January 22, Shortcutz Annual Awards Amsterdam Netherlands - January 27, Snowtown Film Festival USA - February 3, Filmfestival Oostende - February 25, Anima Brussels Belgium - March 1/5, Washington DC Independent Film Festival USA - March 24, Animation Dingle Ireland
The Smile

The Smile is a story about beauty and horror, the definitive biopic documentary about the life and the downfall of Knud Dendermonde, the world-famous damsel-devouring horror-movie actor we all know as The Smile. In this documentary, we trace every step of Knud's turbulent life. There will be interviews with many of his colleagues, movie trailers and clips and unique behind the scenes footage. Finally, we get to hear the shocking truth, what REALLY happened!


The Smile is somewhat in the line of Under The Apple Tree, for it is also a Badtime Story. A series of freaky fables; bizarre stories abo ut animals and humans, stumbling to get along. One story has the characteristics of a gothic horror story, the other one is a modern documentary. Future stories will have new surprises, but also old friends from previous episodes.

Length: +/- 15 minutes
Technique: Stop-motion animation
Language: English
Genre: Mockumentary, black comedy, satire
Music: Original music score

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March 24 - Animation Dingle - Ireland
March 1/5 - Washington DC Independent Film Festival - USA
February 25 - International Animation Film Festival Brussels - Belgium
January 28 / February 3 - Filmfestival Oostende - Belgium
January 27 - Snowtown Film Festival Watertown - USA
January 22 - Shortcutz Annual Awards Amsterdam - Netherlands
January 3 - Shortcutz Rotterdam - Netherlands
December 17 - Roots Festival The Hague - Netherlands
December 13 - Short Stop International Film Festival Iași - Romania
December 6/13 - Bogoshorts Bogotá - Colombia
November 28/30 - Animation Marathon Athens - Greece
November 18/20 - Shivers Konstantz - Germany
November 7/13 - CINANIMA Espinho - Portugal
October 25 - Shortcutz Amsterdam - Netherlands
October 14 - Anim'est Film Festival Bucharest - Romania
October 6 - FIFF Namur - Belgium


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