DE KONING VAN DE WAANZIN

A film by Michiel Ubels (website)

2016 | Dutch | 29 min | Digital Video | Color | Stereo | 25fps

50 year old call center employee Patrick is cast as the male lead in Michiel Ubels’ romantic road movie. After the shoot fails miserably, Michiel finds out that Patrick lied about his age and acting experience. Intrigued, Michiel hands Patrick a camera to film his personal environment. All too eager to make a fresh start and prove that he is worth the attention, Patrick soon starts crossing boundaries.

Screenings:

2016 TENT Academy Award, Rotterdam (NL)

2016 Limburgs Film Festival, Venlo (NL)

2016 Art Basel - Basel (CH)

2016 Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève (CH)

2016 Atelier Mondial Basel - Basel (CH)

2016 Ernstig Geschikt! – Studio Omstand, Arnhem (NL)

2016 Manifesta 11, Zürich (CH)

2017 Destination Unknown, Maastricht (NL)

 
 
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