Paula van der Oest Feature film - 2002 - 87 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Actrice Laurien Van den Broeck

Beste Regie Paula van der Oest

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English spoken thriller brings up a topical issue. Leading character is Claire (Laurien van den Broeck), a teenager living in a fashionable suburb close to an airport. Her mother is a concert pianist, her father a psychiatrist. Claire hardly has any emotional relationship with either of them. One day, she finds a bleeding boy of her age in the shed. He is a young cocaine courier from Afghanistan, shot after services rendered, used as human packaging material. Claire decides to keep the boy to herself and nurses him. He slowly recovers and they fall in love. When things are getting too hot for them, they decide to flee. Chased by rogues, they live their life to the fullest. With Moonlight, Van der Oest wants to make a statement about our modern society. The way people deal with each other and the manner in which the capitalist system treats people who supposedly have no interest or value.


Director(s) Paula van der Oest
Script Carel Donck
Producer(s) Emjay Rechsteiner
Production Company
Jimmy de Brabant
Michael L Cowan
Jason Piette
Michael Knobloch
San Fu Maltha
Dirk Jan Weijers
Alex Marshall
Director of Photography
Production Design
Piotr van Dijk
Jeremy Price
Sound on Set
Piotr van Dijk
Alain Goniva
TV Company
Production Country