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Jolke Van Aerde

Komm, süßer Tod (Come, Sweet Death)

26' - 2021 - Fantasy, Avant-Garde / Experimental, Costume - Dialogue: German
Director: Jolke Van Aerde With: Mattis Buckinx, Kumail Syed, Rosa Marchant, Noa Bromley
This short film is part of the Belgian Student Short Competition.
A sick child spends its numbered days confined to bed, waiting for Death to come. Silence slowly fills its room. The curtains veil the nights in blue. As Death moves closer, a series of strangely familiar visitors pass by. We are taken on a fantastical journey through a child’s dying dreams. A fairy tale unfolds.

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Jolke Van Aerde


Mattis Buckinx, Kumail Syed, Rosa Marchant, Noa Bromley


Jolke Van Aerde

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Jolke Van Aerde


Jolke Van Aerde


Jolke Van Aerde

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Hogeschool Gent School of Arts (KASK)

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Jolke Van Aerde
Silver Shell (short, 2018), But what exactly are daddy long-legs (short, 2018), A horse always sleeps standing up, but to dream it needs to lie down (short, 2019)

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