8th edition: 10 April – 14 April 2019

Das Wad (2016 Short Film)

Screens Before: Land of Mine
Rob Lücker | Netherlands | 2014 | 10 min | n.d.

While the tide is out Jewish gold seeker Salomon finds a U-boat with his metal detector including its extremely old, yet still fanatical crew.

When the tide is out, Jewish gold seeker Salomon wanders the sand banks with his metal detector. The old German coin he finds proves to be a sign of things to come. Not much further along, he finds a German U-boat under the sand, complete with its extremely old, yet still fanatical crew.

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Rob Lücker

Camera

Lex Brand

Cast

René van ‘t Hof
Heinz Lieven
Robert Linschoten
Simon de Jager

Country

Netherlands

Editor

Peter Alderliesten

Length

10 min

Music

Remus Ockels

Producer

Maarten Kuit
Jeroen van den Idsert

Production Company

Hazazah Film & Photography

Production Design

Wilbert van Dorp

Sales

SND Films

Scenario

Rob Lücker

Sound Design

Hielke Praagman

Year of Production

2016

Rob LÜCKER (1977, Netherlands) was educated in directing and screenwriting at the Utrecht School of the Arts. Here he made the short film Spielerei (2006), which was screened at the Netherlands Film Festival. His graduation film Škoda (2007) won the Talent&Pro Award at the NFF. In 2013 the TV film Verzet was released, his first feature film. Das Wad won the Golden Calf for Best Short Film in 2014.

 

Filmography

Spielerei (2006, short), Škoda (2007, short), Walzer (2010, short), The Vis It (2011, short), Verzet (2013, TV), Das Wad (2014, short)