A Stranger from the Past

Jan Verdijk Short film - 2020 - 6 min.
Twelve plus
Fear

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Unsuspecting, a car mechanic opens up a hood, but what he finds under there scares the life out of him.

Hairs stand on end when watching this dialogueless horror film, which is at the same time a metaphor for the dark sides of fossil fuel. Director Verdijk’s previous projectWild clinched the prestigious Méliès d’Or for Best European Fantastic Short Film. He got the idea for this new horror story after he made a test drive in a Tesla and realised it reduced his own diesel clunker to a prehistoric monster.

Credits

Director(s) Jan Verdijk
Script Jan Verdijk
Producer(s) Daniel Dow
Production Company
Executive Producer
Jolien Snyers
Director of Photography
Production Design
Editing
Costume Design
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Jos Wabeke
Bram Cardon
Ruben Steenks
Music
Koen van de Wardt
Cast
Still Photography
Floor Geleijns
Production Country
Netherlands