Beste Film Pieter KuijpersSander van MeursIris Otten
Beste Regie Daan Bakker
Prijs van het Forum van de Regisseurs Daan Bakker
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Five short stories about insecure men struggling through life. Using widely divergent styles, the film reflects the absurdity of life. Imaginative, witty and moving.
Daan Bakker’s feature debut is a striking film in five parts about insecure men in their forties still struggling to find their footing in life. From fear of a family reunion and painful childhood memories to miraculous fantasy and a brave attempt to find favour with the in-laws. Recognisable emotional vulnerability, presented in widely divergent ways - from ultra-minimalistic animation to realistic drama. Screen International praised Quality Time as being refreshingly unconventional. Winner of the MovieZone Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.