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by Eugenie Jansen


After the death of her Indigenous mother, the eleven year old Shay is taken by her Flemish father from Australia to Ypres, Belgium. In the surroundings, full of traces of the Great War, Shay tries to understand her mother’s death. In the meantime the camera is spinning around in circles questioning about our position in time and space.

international title: Above Us All
original title: Above Us All
country: Netherlands, Belgium
sales agent: New Europe Film Sales
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Eugenie Jansen
film run: 100'
release date: NL 11/09/2014
screenplay: Kim Niekerk, Patrick Minks
cast: Shayleah Sands, Gaëtano Debyser, Maarten Baes, Frida Neels
cinematography by: Adri Schrover
film editing: Nico Leunen
art director: Vinz Kulik
costumes designer: Roos Smith
producer: René Goossens, Annemiek Van Gorp, Digna Sinke
co-producer: Brigitte Baake, Thomas Leyers, Marc Goyens
production: De Productie, Minds Meet
distributor: Amstelfilm
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