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07:55 min 4. May 2011


a narrative film in Dutch

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Director: Jeroen Annokkée (Netherlands)

Bert's scantily dressed neighbour downstairs, Klaasje, comes by to borrow a cup of sugar, the old clichéd situation with a quite possibly sexual outcome. When she lets the cup slip from her hands and they both try to catch it, destiny strikes.

Biography - Jeroen Annokkée

Since graduating from The Netherlands Film and Television Academy in 2000, Jeroen Annokkeé has directed commercials, shorts and comedy television series at companies such as Motel Films, IJswater Films, CCCP and CZAR. In 2002, he directed the short film Roadkill, which won the 2003 Silver Méliès, the Grand Prize of European Fantasy Short Film in Silver and the Golden Film Award at the 2003 Netherlands Film Festival. His commercials have won several prizes, including the 2005 Gouden Loekie and several ADCN (Art Directors Club Nederland) awards.