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by Willemiek Kluijfhout


The film uses the oyster and its sensual and lavish associations as a symbol to explore human drives and desires. The oyster takes us on a trip around the world, in which protagonists that all have their own special relationship to the oyster share their ambitions, desires and existential fears. This cinematic documentary explores the intricate nature of our deepest yearnings and quest for self-fulfillment.

international title: The Taste of Desire
original title: The Taste of Desire
country: Netherlands
sales agent: Rise and Shine World Sales
year: 2021
genre: documentary
directed by: Willemiek Kluijfhout
film run: 87'
screenplay: Willemiek Kluijfhout
cinematography by: Remko Schnorr
film editing: Saskia Kievits
music: Tuur Florizoone
producer: Olivia van Leeuwen
production: Halal, Cassette for Timescapes
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