Tussen 2 huizen

Clara van Gool Short film - 2006 - 42 min.

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For this dance film, director Clara van Gool chose two non-dancers in the leading roles. Stella (Anneke Blok) is a culinary journalist, Oscar (Bert Geurkink) a TV weatherman. Every night they sleep together, caught in a mutual embrace. This loving routine is disrupted when they have to look after their neighbour's house - separated from theirs by a terrace spanning an inner courtyard. Taking turns, they go to the house and abandon themselves to individual pleasure, excluding the other. The arrival of a strange man in the house (dancer/choreographer Jordi Cortés Molina) increases the tension in their relationship. Van Gool uses dance movements and music soberly but functionally. The actors do not speak: the scarce conversations are inventively drowned out by the sounds of St. Petersburg, the city where Van Gool found a suitable background for her film.

Credits

Director(s) Clara van Gool
Producer(s) Valérie Schuit
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Ivan Gusakov
Music
Cast
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands