De man en de vis

Dylan Werkman Short film - 2020 - 5 min.
All ages
Foul language

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A man, a mysterious woman in blue, a fish, a deal. Suddenly, the streets and alleys of Amsterdam change into the backdrop of an obsession.

Absorbed in a phone call about the purchase of a rare fish, a man walks along a plain Amsterdam canal. Until he accidentally catches the eye of a woman whose appearance instantly enthrals him. While he follows her, he loses sight of reality. Woman and fish begin to merge in the soap bubble of his imagination. Something must bring him to his senses. Shot around the almost deserted Amsterdam red-light district during the last days of the Covid lockdown, before the bars reopened.


Director(s) Dylan Werkman
Script Sam Dijkstra
Dylan Werkman
Producer(s) Dylan Werkman
Production Company
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Jaap Mar Diemel
Gijs Onvlee
Costume Design
Annija Muizule
Sound Design
Burak Oztas
Benjamin Braasem
Sound Editor
Burak Oztas
Benjamin Braasem
Sound on Set
Burak Oztas
Renan Zelada
Production Country