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Short drama in which Cécile, in the few days before her husband’s funeral, is followed from up close. The reality that her partner will not come back only gradually sinks in.
While her recently deceased husband is lying in state, the first people already come trickling in to help. In this short drama, Cécile's home is completely taken over by friends and family with the best intentions. Food must be served, cards must be sent. The scarce moments she is by herself allow her to let reality sink in bit by bit: the farewell is irrevocable. Coming home after the funeral, she is finally alone, in the overwhelming silence.


Production Design
Sound Design
Production company
Stokmans Productions

Title: Voor de stilte
Year: 2021
Duration : 13 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2021

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