Un Creux dans mon Coeur / A Hole in My Heart

A film by: Mees Peijnenburg

Sometimes things happen that turn everything to silence. To the point that nothing makes sense anymore. As if everything got stuck.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 9’
Completion: 01/2015
Genre: drama, coming of age
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English / Dutch

Festivals:

  • Berlinale, Germany (5 – 15 February, 2015)
    Generation 14Plus
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (8 – 12 April, 2015)
    Dutch Competition
  • Nashville Film Festival, United States (16 – 25 April)
    International Competition
  • International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany (30 April – 5 May, 2015)
    Children’s and Youth Film Competition
  • Festival de Finos Filmes Curtos, Brasil (5 – 11 May, 2015)
    Official Competition
  • VIS Vienna Independent Shorts Film Festival, Austria (26 – 31 May, 2015)
    International Competition Fiction & Documentary
  • Cinema in Sneakers – Film Festival for Children and Youth, Poland (13 – 21 June, 2015)
    Short film competition
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, United States (16 – 22 June, 2015)
    Short Film Competition
  • Art Film Fest, Slovakia (19 – 26 June, 2015)
    International Shorts Competition
  • FEST – New Directors/New Films Festival (22 – 29 June, 2015)
    Fiction Short Film Competition
  • Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges Mas Sorrer, Spain (31 July – 2 August, 2015)
    Official selection
  • DokuFest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo (8 – 16 August, 2015)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Odense International Film Festival, Denmark (24 – 30 August, 2015)
    Main Competition
  • Milano Film Festival, Italy (10 – 20 September, 2015)
    International Short Film Competition
  • 2ANNAS – Riga International Short Film Festival, Latvia (22 – 27 September, 2015)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Raindance Film Festival, United Kingdom (23 September – 4 October, 2015)
    Best International Shorts Competition Nomination
  • Netherlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (23 September – 2 October, 2015)
    Gouden Kalf Competition
  • Curtocircuíto – International Short Film Festival, Spain (6 – 11 October, 2015)
    Out of Competition: Teenage Riot
  • Vilnius International Short Film Festival, Lithuania (7 – 11 October, 2015)
    International Competition
  • BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom (7 – 18 October, 2015)
    Official Selection – Short Film Award Nomination
  • Thess International Short Film Festival, Greece (9 – 14 October, 2015)
    Official Selection
  • Cinemagic – International Film Festival for Young People, United Kingdom (9 October – 4 November, 2015)
    Out of competition: School program
  • Chicago International Film Festival, USA (15 – 29 October, 2015)
    Short Film Competition
  • Tofifest – International Film Festival, Poland (18 – 25 October, 2015)
    ShortCut Film Competition
  • KUKI – International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth, Germany (8 – 15 November, 2015)
    Out of competition: French language programme 14+
  • Zinebi – International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao, Spain (13 – 20 November, 2015)
    International Competition
  • Suikerzoet Filmfestival, the Netherlands (26 – 29 November, 2015)
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival (27 November – 5 December, 2015)
    European Competition
  • International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Poland (29 November – 6 December, 2015)
    International Competition
  • Porto / Post / Doc, Portugal (1 – 8 December, 2015)
    Out of Competition: Teenage Riot
  • Premiers Plans Film Festival, France (22 – 31 January, 2016)
    European Short Film Competition
  • BUFF International Film Festival For Children And Young People, Sweden (14 – 19 March, 2016)
    Competition
  • WE Film Festival, the Netherlands (28 – 30 April, 2016)
    Non-competitive festival
  • shnit International Shortfilmfestival, Switzerland (5 – 16 October, 2016)
    International Competition

Director: Mees Peijnenburg
Screenplay: Mees Peijnenburg
Producer: Gijs Kerbosch
Production supervisor: Maarten Hoedemaekers
Cinematographer: Stephan Polman
Editor: Imre Reutelingsperger
Sound designer: Taco Drijfhout
Composers: Ella van der Woude, Juho Nurmela
Boom operator: Taco Drijfhout
Production Designer: Maeve Human
Grading: Job te Veldhuis
Focus Puller: Nina Badoux
Title Designer: Abel van Erkel
Cast: Henri Leblanc, Leyla de Muynck, Rodrigo Vissers