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Minister or cleaning lady, car dealer or pastry cook: when the crisis erupts, no one is safe. Shot all over the world, this mosaic film shows we are more interdependent than ever. Humanity and love are our last refuge.

What happens if the financial crisis hits home? It makes painfully clear that the lives of people from all social strata and from all over the world are more interconnected than one may suspect. Minister or cleaning lady, car dealer or pastry cook, nobody is safe. The Domino Effect tells a few stories showing what happens when the material safety net drops away and happiness and well-being prove fragile. A mosaic film about dreams and desires, the fear of loss and the importance of family and love. The first scenes were shot when the financial crisis was still fresh, but the subject is more topical than ever. Shot with an international cast and crew on four continents.

Title: The Domino Effect
Year: 2012
Duration : 1 hour, 36 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2012

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Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Regie (2012)
Paula van der Oest

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Camera (2012)
Guido van Gennep (NSC)
Beste Film (2012)
Kees Kasander

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