A story about beauty and horror. The definitive biopic documentary, delving into the life and downfall of Knud Dendermonde, the infamous damsel-devouring horror-movie actor we all know as The Smile. Through interviews, movie clips, and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, the shocking truth is finally revealed.
The Smile is somewhat in the line of Under The Apple Tree, for it is also a Badtime Story. A series (or anthology film) of freaky fables; The Badtime Stories explore the relationship between humans and animals through offbeat, darkly comedic tales.
Length: +/- 15 minutes
Technique: Stop-motion animation
Genre: Mockumentary, black comedy, satire
Music: Original music score
September 1/9 - Off-Courts Trouville - France
August 11/14 - Flipbook Festival - Macedonia
July 14/16 - Ciudad de Mexica Int Film Festival - Mexico
July 13/16 - Snake Alley Festival of Film - USA
June 29 / July 9 - Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival - South Korea
June 27/30 - Atlantic International Film Festival - Colombia
June 19/24 - Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival - Slovenia
June 18/21 - Cannes Indie Short Film Festival - France
June 11/17 - Annecy - France
Wanna know more about The Smile? Check out the Vlogs below!
- Comin' at ya!
- Festival run
- Laughs and laurels
- Smile Annecy!
- Humour wins
- The Smile songs
- Film Poster
- Killing joke
- Crowd approaching
- Smile tattoo
- The Smile needs you
- Beauty and Horror
- Smiling actresses
- Molding and casting
- Digital puppet design
- Animation test
- Meet Smiley Jr.
- Well aaaaall right then!
- Sculptin', printin' 'n testin'