In a house full of merrymakers, love flares up without words, to be extinguished again at dawn, after a night full of extraordinary feelings.
Ayla Spaans makes her debut with this non-verbal, experimentally composed love story. When Lila goes to a party by day and enters the room, she is overcome by emotions and feels lost. Until she meets Luca. They fall in love and set out on an adventure together. Every room in the house represents a new phase in their relationship. Colour, dance, sound and movement sweep the spectator along in their feelings. But when confusion does arise after all and a new day dawns, they lose each other again in the last rooms. Was it all an illusion?

Title: De Ontmoeting - When We Were Strangers
Year: 2019
Duration : 8 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2019


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