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The Smile

The Smile

Non-competitive programs Thematics programs Chienne de vie

Friday 8 | 1pm


When a world-famous film star is accused of eating his female co-stars, his career goes down the drain. That wipes the smile off his face!

Production :

Erik van Schaaik Productions - Website

Distribution :

Erik van Schaaik Productions - Website

Director(s) :
Erik Van Schaaik

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Genre :
Animation, Documentary

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Erik Van Schaaik

Erik van Schaaik started filming at age twelve, creating super-8 flicks that made it to international television. During his study graphic design Erik worked for Dutch television, creating a series of animation films, live action drama and documentaries, using a variety of styles and techniques. After graduation Erik continued in the field of children's television writing, animating and directing many different shows.
For the big screen he created award winning animated short films "Vent", "The Phantom Of The Cinema" and the stop-motion horror comedy "Under The Apple Tree".

Erik is now working on animated feature film "Nosferatu Reanimated" and a brand new Badtime Story: "The Smile".

24th Off-Courts Trouville from September 1 to 9 2023

Useful information:

All festival activities are free and open to all.
The screenings are accessible free of charge on tickets
to be collected, on the day of the screening, at the reception of the festival locate next to the parking des bains.