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Shocking Blue by Mark de Cloe
Shocking Blue - A story about love, loss and guilt, set within the vibrant colours of the Dutch tulip fields.

Shocking Blue

A story about love, loss and guilt, set within the vibrant colours of the Dutch tulip fields.

William, Jack and Chris have been friends for as long as they can remember - until that day in April when Jack ends up under the wheels of a tractor, his body crushed, William at the wheel. Suddenly nothing is left of the boys’ friendship. Chris tries his best, but William is one lump of impenetrable rock, secretly wondering if the events of the night before, when Jack went off with fifteen-year old Marianne, had anything to do with the accident…

90’ / 35mm / colour

Dir: Mark de Cloe
Prod: Waterland Film
Sc: Celine Linssen
Language: Dutch
Cast: Ruben van Weelden, Jim van der Panne, Lisa Smit (TBS), Niels Gomperts.
Completed: 2010

Festivals a.o:
Seattle International Film Festival
São Paulo International Film Festival
Cairo Panorama of the European Film
Seville European Film Festival

Mark de Cloe:
Second feature film.
LIFE IN ONE DAY (2009, feature), KOPPELS (2006, tv series), ZOMERDAG (2006, short), LIEVE LUST (2005, tv series), FALSE WALTZ (2005, theatre adaptation) Awards: Prix Italia 2006, BOY MEETS GIRL STORIES (2002, 34 short films), MOËT & CHANDON (1999, short), GITANES (1997, short) Awards: Best Short Film Avanca FF, LEKLICHT, LEKLIEFDE (1995, short), MISS BLANCHE (1994, short), LUCKY STRIKE (1992, short), RALENTIR (1992, short).

Waterland Film
Ph: +31 20 682 2164
mail@waterlandfilm.nl
www.waterlandfilm.nl

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