EIGEN / OUR OWN

A film by: Malu Janssen

In our society, where self-fulfillment has become an obligation, identical twin sisters are on a retreat. Encouraged by their spiritual coach, Vera and Josefien are searching for their own selves. When Vera finds out that she wants to free herself from her sister, their relationship and identity as twins are put to the test.

Country: The Netherlands
Genre: drama
Length: 27’07”
Completion: 09/2016
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken Language: Dutch
Subtitles: English

Festivals:

  • Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (21 – 30 September, 2016)
    Student Competition
  • Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland (8 – 13 November, 2016)
    International Competition
  • Eindhoven Film Festival, the Netherlands (9 – 11 December, 2016)
    Official Selection Won: Best Debut
  • Tegenstroom Internationaal Festival, the Netherlands (9 -11 December, 2016)
    Competition
  • Vers Awards, the Netherlands (17 December, 2016)
    Competition
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (5 – 9 April, 2017)
    Breaking Short Student Competition
  • Crossing Europe Filmfestival, Austria (25 – 30 April, 2017)
    Cinema Next Europe Selection
  • Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele, Germany (21 – 22 October, 2017)
    Official Competition

Director: Malu Janssen
Screenplay: Alicia Muñoz Reyes
Producers: Thom Arends, Emma Kuijper, Julia Oosterhoff, Julia Schellekens
Cinematographer: Lukas de Kort
Gaffer: Daan Bukman
Production design: Hanneke Wind
Art direction: Bobby Bo Stips
Editor: Nina Graafland
Sound : Jacob Oostra
Sound : Regard Ibrahim
Re-recording mixer: Fabian Ort
Composer: Arend Bruijn
Cast: Imke Smit, Jip Smit, Sylvia Poorta