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A Capella in D Mineur

International title / A Cappella in D Minor

Commisioned by the Netherlands Film Academy

22 min

On a warm summer night, four parents struggle to find the answer to their enamoured children’s uneasy question: Can they start having sex?

Directed by / Malu Janssen
Written by / Caspar van Woudenberg
Produced by / Patou ten Cate & Hannah Schwarz
Cinematography / Peter Krijgsman
Production Design / Danithia van Weenum
Editor / Alex Elsinga
Sound design / Jesse Enzler
Composer / Florian van der Reijden


Cast: Hannah van Lunteren, Astrid van Eck, Guido Pollemans and Julien Croiset

Film festival selections a.o.:

  • Netherlands Film Festival 2022, the Netherlands, student competition

  • Filmfestival Tegenstroom 2023, the Netherlands, official selection. Won: Award for best Dutch short

  • Award for best short script '23 by the Dutch Screenwriters Guild

  • Vers Awards 2023, the Netherlands, official selection Won: Award for best Cinematography

  • Shortcutz Amsterdam 2023, The Netherlands, Won: Award for Best Director. Nominated for: best film, best screenwriter & audience award

  • Etiuda & Anima 2023 Krakow, Poland, Official Selection Won: Bronze Dinosaur for best student short

  • Festival International Music & Cinema Marseille 2024, France,  Official selection Won: Grand Prix for short film

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