The ennea­gram is a circle enclosing a nine-pointed figure. The theory is that the points repre­sent different types of person­ality, of which every man possesses one basic type that will never change. In each episode of the nine-part TV series Het ennea­gram, a different arche­type is treated. Hotel Bellevue focuses on the loyalist. In surre­al­istic images, the story is told of the two brothers Gideon and Hendrick, who run an old family hotel in the catholic village of Eindigem. When a necktie salesman hangs himself from a water pipe, it causes a huge leakage. The two brothers are dumb­founded when a few hours later all the water has disap­peared, leaving behind only a wet patch on the hotel front. When the patch dries up and the face of Jesus appears, the whole village is topsy-turvy. Miracle or not, Hendrick sees his earn­ings grow while Gideon, the loyalist, desper­ately tries to tell the parish priest and his fellow-villagers the truth.

Title: Enneagram - Hotel Bellevue
Year: 2003
Duration : 50 minutes
Category: Short TV drama
Edition: NFF 2003

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste TV Drama kort (2003)
Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen

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