Malaguti Phantom

A film by: Sam de Jong

Malaguti Phantom is a short film that tells a story of identity and loneliness. The films main character has to conform himself in order to be accepted in a community.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 8’31”
Completion: 10/2014
Genre: drama, comedy
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Dutch
Subtitles: English

Festivals:

  • Netherlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (24 September – 3 October, 2014)
    Gouden Kalf Competition
  • Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta (7 – 9 August, 2015)
  • Milano Film Festival, Italy (10 – 20 September, 2015)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Curtocircuíto – International Short Film Festival, Spain (6 – 11 October, 2015)
    Out of competition: Noite Malandra
  • BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom (7 – 18 October, 2015)
    Official Selection
  • Brno Sixteen, Czech Republic (14 – 17 October, 2015)
    Main Competition Honorable Mention International Jury
  • Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada (31 October – 5 November, 2015)
    Espace Court
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (5 – 8 November, 2015)
    Official Selection
  • Festival Tous Ecrans – Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland (6 – 14 November, 2015)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Exground filmfest, Germany (13 – 22 November, 2015)
    Out of competition pre-feature screening
  • Festival International du Film d’Amiens, France (13 – 21 November, 2015)
    European Short Film Competition
  • Sleepwalkers International Short Film Festival (17 – 21 November, 2015)
    International competition
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival (27 November – 5 December, 2015)
    European Competition
  • Zubroffka International Short Film Festival, Poland (2 – 6 December, 2015)
    Whole Wide World Competition
  • Mecal – Festival International of Short Film and Animation, Spain (3 March – 10 April, 2016)
    Obliqua Competition
  • Nashville Film Festival, United States (14 – 23 April, 2016)
    Narrative Shorts competition
  • WE Film Festival, the Netherlands (28 – 30 April, 2016)
    Non-competitive festival
  • Lago Film Fest International Festival of Short Films, Italy (22 – 30 July, 2016)
    International Competition

Director: Sam de Jong
Screenplay: Sam de Jong
Producer: Gijs Kerbosch
Cinematographer: Ton Peters
Sound recorder: Noah Pepper
Sound design: Vincent Sinceretti
Editor: Mieneke Kramer
Costume design: Nedda Nagel
Grading: Joppo in de Grot
Executive producer: Christine Anderton
Cast: Jeroen Bosch, Peter Douwma, Donny Ellerström, Ayoub Elasri, Achraf Meziani, Oussama Addi, Shenna Bastemeijer, Indy Bastemeijer