A writer is working on his new book and the story comes to life. Set in the early 1950's a detective investigates clues about the possible murder of a prostitute. Short film for the film competition of the Moanne fan it Fryske boek 2012.
The month of the Frisian book is held in Friesland, the nothern province of the Netherlands. It is a literature festival organized around the Frisian language. The theme of this year festival is 'tension'.
Production : Veasonic
Director, Screenwriter : Richard van der Laan
Director of Photography, Montage / Post : Michiel Boogerman
Sound design / Recording : Maarten Boogerman
Camera : 2x Panasonic GH2 AVC-Intra Driftwood VY Canis Majoris Day
Lens : Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f2.8 G ED, Tokina AT-X 116 Pro DX AF 11-16mm f2.8
Gear : Sachtler FSB-4 75 CF, Kessler Hercules 2.0 Head, Kessler Pocket Jib, Kessler K-Pod Tripod System, Gini Follow Focus Rig, Lilliput field monitors
Writer, Detective, Voice : Siem de Vlas
Woman : Marieke van Brussel
Perpetrator : Maarten Boogerman
The Frisian languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 members of Frisian ethnic groups, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany. The Frisian languages are the second closest living languages to English, after Scots.