GRIJS IS OOK EEN KLEUR / WHEN GREY IS A COLOUR

Is life worth living if all your days are grey?

 

In this coming-of-age film, the young Cato is confronted with her elder brother who comes back to live at home after a suicide attempt. Cato tries to get closer to her brother, but he doesn't allow her to. When she doesn't know what to do anymore, she unexpectedly meets a strange man with large, white fake wings.

Festivals:

  • Keep an Eye Film Festival, The Netherlands (2016)
    Won: Topkapi Fiction Award
    Won: Avrotros scenario Award

  • Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (2016)
    Won: Wild card

  • Ruwe Diamant Festival, the Netherlands (2016)

  • Sleepwalkers International Short Film Festival, Estonia (2016)

  • CAMERIMAGE Film Festival, Poland (2016)

  • Poitiers Film Festival, France (2016)

  • Eindhoven Film Festival, the Netherlands (2016)
    Won: Best Film
    Won: Best Directing
    Won:Best Actress

  • Vers Awards, the Netherlands (2016)

  • Vrouw&Film – Internationaal Filmfestival Assen, the Netherlands (2017)

  • Cineclass – International Student Film Festival, France (2017)

  • Toronto International Film Festival Kids TIFF, Canada (2017)

  • Won: Best Short Film

  • Won: Young Jury award for Best Short Film

  • Sehsüchte Film Festival, Germany (2017)

  • Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel (2017)

  • Valencia International Filmfestival, Spain (2017)

  • FIRST International Film Festival in Xining, China (2017)

  • Nancy International Film Festival, France 

  • Off-Courts Trouville, France (2017)

  • Cilect Film Festival, Switzerland (2017)

Won: Best fiction

Student Academy Award, United States (2017)

Won: Student Academy Award

Directed by

Marit Weerheijm

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