In the new housing estate IJburg in Amsterdam, two washed out young parents each struggle with their own prob­lems. She is fed up with only being a mother; he is working like mad for the mort­gage while he would like to set up his own busi­ness. The birthday party at the new oppo­site neigh­bours seems a welcome distrac­tion, although he does not really feel like it. When they do go, it turns out they are the only guests. To make matters worse, the tension between the host and hostess is rising high.

Title: Aan de overkant
Year: 2013
Duration : 15 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2013

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