Time after time the director goes across the hall at night to his son's room to chase away the monsters. The green night images intensify the alienating atmosphere.
Davide, the director's young son, makes regular nocturnal appearances in his father's bedroom to complain about a monster in his room. Every time, with a camera that makes greenish night shots, the now wide awake director - speaking a mix of Dutch and Italian - follows him across the hall to the room that is inhabited by monsters. There, a recess or pillow is identified as the monster. The father advises his son to say 'go, monster'. But that does not solve the problem. The opening music and credits refer to science fiction and horror films from the fifties, the green night images intensify the alienating atmosphere. Because the father films the scenes himself, it seems as if Davide addresses the viewer directly.

Credits

Sound Design
Production company
Konkarma
Arcobaleno Media Productie

Title: Lieve Monster
Year: 2006
Duration : 10 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2006

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