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When Grey is a Colour

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When Grey is a Colour (Grijs is ook een kleur)

Directed by Marit Weerheijm
27 minutes
The Netherlands. 2016. In Dutch with English subtitles.
Starring Ko Zandvliet, Sam Louwyck, Reinout Bussemaker

Is life worth living if all your days are grey? In this coming-of-age film, the young Cato is confronted with her elder brother who comes back to live at home after a suicide attempt. Cato tries to get closer to her brother, but he doesn't allow her to. When she doesn't know what to do anymore, she unexpectedly meets a strange man with large, white fake wings.

Screening as part of Shorts Program 2017.

Official Trailer


Select Festivals

- 2017 Student Academy Awards winner in International Narrative (Bronze)
- 2017 TIFF Kids International Film Festival winner Best Live-Action Short Film and Best Short Film (Ages 9-13)


Sat., Dec. 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Valley Premiere

Janet Leigh Theatre, Stockton

Director: Marit Weerheijm
Producers: Loes Komen, Eva Verweij
Writer: Saar Ponsioen
Cinematographer: Martijn Melis
Editor: Fatih Tura

Permission: Some Shorts, Netherlands



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