Written & Directed by Jan Verdijk

When a father misbehaves during a weekend-holiday, his surroundings will make him feel very unwelcome, while his wife and son turn against him.


Short film | 00:12:03 | Narrative Fiction | Themes: Toxic Masculinity, Fantastic, Dark Comedy | Colour | 2.35:1 | The Netherlands | Spoken language: Dutch | Subtitles: English | Format: DCP, ProRes | Dolby 5.1 & Stereo LtRt


Festival Selections:

  • Imagine International Film Festival 2019, shorts competition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 🏆
  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, international shorts competition, South-Korea.
  • Shortcutz Amsterdam 2019, shorts competition, The Netherlands.
  • Lowlands Festival, fantastic shorts program, The Netherlands.
  • DC Shorts Film Festival, international competition, US.
  • Nederlands Film Festival, Gouden Kalf competitie, The Netherlands.
  • Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Meliés Competition, Spain. 🏆
  • O Anjo Exterminador – Festival Internacional de Cinma Fantástico de Brasília, international competition, Brasil.


  • Mélies D’argent, Best European Short Film, Imagine Film Festival (2019).
  • Méliès D’Or, Best European Short Film, Sitges international film festival(2019).




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12 min