Early Work

ENG / NL

ELEPHANT FEET

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Thomas is a white foreigner in a white land where his new job is foreign to him. There is a black foreigner outside who is at home. Thomas does not feel at home in his colorful aquarium but slowly makes connections where he least expects. (13′, 2011, made possible by the Dutch Film Fund)

Winner Golden Calf for Short Film 2011 (Netherlands Film Festival), Propeller Award 2012 (Motovun Film Festival), sold to ARTE TELEVISION.


THE GARDEN

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Tableau scenes of a decadent family garden, oscillate towards a crescendo. (11′, 1998)


FLOOD

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A psychedelic, musical camping trip with a sodden end. (11′, 2005)


DE WOLVERLEI

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A typical Dutch cheese farm with a piano solo by Ron Geesin. (8′, 2003)


SOME KIND OF A KILLER

A chainsaw massacre, fairytale told with leather puppets. (10′, 2000)


FAT HEAD

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A big, white, fat head on a melancholic journey. (10′, 2009, made possible by the Mondriaan Fonds)


SHEEP EAT GRASS

A man in the guise of a sheep looks for solace amongst his peers but discovers that his true nature was where he had left it. (9′, 1997, winner of Oog In Al Prijs, Nederlands Film Festival)


DRIVING

Three of the black and white, drawn animation films from Dan Geesin’s eight episode, musical narrative. (24′, 1999, winner of Materiaalfonds Prijs 1999)


CLODS

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Terwijl een boer gezichten snijd
en zijn dochter gaten graaft,
stolt de water van de aarde
in bodem van een meertje.
(13′, 2004)


FOR HILDO KROP

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A man who thinks he can talk to sculptures is fatefully misunderstood.  (6′, 2001)


MIDDLE CORRIDOR

The best, the longest and most musical Middle Corridor that ever was.  (4′, 1995)


SHOW ME THE WAY TO YOUR MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE

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A troublesome teenager’s desire to find peace and happiness. (8′, 2004)


A SHORT FILM FROM CANNES

A strange time with strange people in a strange place. (5′, 2002)


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Contact: geesinoffice@gmail.com

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