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photo © Flabbergasted Films/Eicke Bettinga

A seventeen-year-old boy. All he wants is to feel something. Anything. One day he pushes his longing to the limit.

Eicke Bettinga studied Directing at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in the UK. He has written and directed a number of award-winning short films, numerous commercials and two television dramas. Three of his short films have been selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, most recently GASP (2012, Official Selection - nominated for the Golden Palm) as well as TOGETHER (2009, Critics' Week) and SHEARING (2002, Cinéfondation). He is currently working on several feature film projects, both in Germany and in the UK.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2012
Director Eicke Bettinga
Screenplay Eicke Bettinga, Samuel Huang
Cinematography Eicke Bettinga
Cast Jan Amazigh Sid, Gianni Scülfort, Julie Trappett, Philippe Jacq
Producer Samuel Huang
Production Company Flabbergasted Films/Berlin
Length 15 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
 German, French
Subtitled Versions English, French
Festivals Cannes 2012 (Short Film Competition), Izmir International Short Film Festival 2012, Hof 2012, Zinebi Bilbao 2012 (In Competition), Huesca 2013 (In Competition), San Francisco 2013 (In Competition), Nashville 2013 (In Competition), Dresden Interntional Short Film Festival (In Competition), Cinefiesta Puerto Rico 2013 (In Competition), Max Ophüls Prize Festival Saarbrücken 2013 (In Competition), Cambridge 2013, Regard sur le court métrage Saguenay/Quebec 2014

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