The Dearly Departed

Nick Derutter Short film - 2007 - 18 min.

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When a man on the train to work opens his newspaper, he is astonished to read the obituary of the girl sitting across from him. Not much later, she actually dies. In dialogueless scenes, the tension is carefully built up. How a simple obituary can be the solution 'to all your problems'.


Director(s) Nick Derutter
Script Dirk Vanderbemden
Producer(s) Martin Dewitte
Production Company
Director of Photography
Alex de Backer
Production Design
Patrick Vanderborght
Bert Jacobs
Sound Design
Dirk Loots
Sound on Set
Henk Rabau
Visual Effects
Jan Goosens
Production Country