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A blind subject at the gate

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ABOUT THE FILM

A man gets paranoid by the vague, elastic bounds of virtual and real hostility. He's getting more and more tangled in his own feeling of superiority.

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DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Netherlands
Activities:
Born in 1980 in the Netherlands, Daan started with animation when he was 18. He studied at the “Academy for Art and Design in s-Hertogenbosch”. He also receipts a residency for the “Rijksakademie” in Amsterdam in 2003 and 2004. After that he gets several other stipends. In 2005 / 2006 he also receipts a residency for the “Le Fresnoy Studio National” in Lille. His films had been showed on national and international film-festivals and got rewarded with several awards. Atmosphere and movement, the art of reality, surrealism, the bizarre and macabre play an important role in his work.
Screening / Award history:
-A BLIND SUBJECT AT THE GATE; 2010; The Netherlands; winner of the “impulsprijs
2009” (for development and production)
-PEEPING TOM’S CARNIVAL; 2007; France / The Netherlands
-MORNING LEMON; 2006; France / The Netherlands; nominated for the “Leo” award
2006 Braunschweig film festival
-THE FLOATING WORLD; 2005; The Netherlands
-DER RAUM EINNEHMEND; 2004; The Netherlands / Belgium
-LIGHTSLEEPERS; 2004; The Netherlands
-TEERWATER; 2003; The Netherlands
-SCHIMMELPENNINCK (los fabricantes garantizan la calidad de esta marca); 2002
The Netherlands; Winner of the “Kodak Student Award” 2002 NFF festival,
Nominated “Hardkijken vakjury”-award
-DROHOBYCZ (the android is dreaming of an electric she); 2002; The Netherlands;
-TAKE REFUGE; 2001/2002; The Netherlands
-BEAN-NIGHE; 2001; The Netherlands
-CYCLOCELL; 2000; The Netherlands
-The Netherlands; winner of the “impulsprijs 2009” (for development and production)
http://www.daanspruijt.nl