Set in contemporary Japan, ‘Silent Visitors' portrays people whose lives are immersed by surreal abandoned sites. While the film submerges us in a world of transient beauty and decay, the aftermath of the tsunami shimmers on the horizon.

    director:  Jeroen Van der Stock
    photography:  Emmanuel Gras

    assistant camera: Ken Ikeda

    sound: André Philips, Manuel Vidal

    editing: Bram Van Paesschen

    producer: Bart Van Langendonck

    2012, 65', digital video, colour
    supported by:  Flanders Audiovisual Fund – VAF, Japan Foundation, Media Development Program of the E.U., Super Hotel Japan

    Festivals/ broadcasts/ awards

    CPH:DOX 2012, World Premiere (Denmark, November 2012)
    Jean Rouch International Film Festival (France, 2012, in competition)
    Brussels Art Film Festival (Belgium, 2012, in competition)  
    ->Award for Best Film / Prix du Film sur l'Art
    Budapest Architecture Film Days (Hungary, 2013)
    Jeonju International Film Festival (South Korea, 2013)
    Planete+ Doc Film Festival (Poland, 2013)
    Ostend Film Festival (Belgium, 2013, in competition)
    Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa (Portugal, 2013)
    Arqfilmfest Santiago de Chile (Chile, 2013, in competition)
    Temps D'Images (Portugal, 2013, in competition)
    Gijon International Film Festival (Spain, 2013)
    Ethnocineca (Austria, 2014)

    Welt Museum Wien (Austria 2018),...

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