Film academy film is a short psychological thriller in which a child psychiatrist treats a ten-year-old boy who claims that everything he imagines happens in reality. This innocent fantasy becomes menacing when the boy's stories become reality and drive the psychiatrist insane. In 1993, The Manipulated World won a Golden Calf for Best Short Film and was also nominated for the 'Student Oscar' in Los Angeles.


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Indigo Production Design
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Title: De marionettenwereld
Year: 1993
Duration : 31 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 1995

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Film (1993)
Elbert van Strien

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