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Set in contemporary Japan, "Silent Visitors" portrays people whose lives are immersed by surreal abandoned sites. While the film submerges us in a world of transient beauty and decay, the aftermath of the tsunami shimmers on the horizon.



Director: Jeroen Van der Stock

Photography: Emmanuel Gras

Editor: Bram Van Paesschen

Sound: André Philips, Manuel Vidal 

Producer: Bart Van Langendonck - SAVAGE FILM (BE)

With the support of: the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), the Japan Foundation, the Media Development Program of the E.U., Super Hotel Japan


Festivals & Awards

CPH: DOX (World premiere, Denmark, 2012)                                                                                              

Festival International du Cinéma Ethnographique Jean Rouch Festival Paris (France, 2012)                                    

L'ISELP - Festival du Film sur l'Art (Belgium, 2012): Best Film

Budapest Architectural Film Days (Hungaria, 2013)

Jeonju IFF (South Korea, 2013)

Planete + DOC Filmfestival (Poland, 2013)

Oostende Film Festival (Belgium, 2013)

Arquiteturas Film Festival (Portugal, 2013)

Arq Film Fest (Chile, 2013)

Films on Art (Portugal, 2013)

Gijon IFF (Spain, 2013)

Ethnocineca (Austria, 2014), screening on May 12, 22h45



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