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Director:
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Country:
Netherlands
Genres:
Coming of Age
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Language:
Dutch
Length:
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Year:
2021
Edition
RIFF 2022

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16 Minutes | Netherlands | 2021

Synopsis

During her menstrual period, 15-year-old Ruby does not dare to ask her mother for tampons or pads, because she knows that there is really no money for them. In order not to be a burden to anyone around her, she tries to solve it herself.

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Director’s Bio

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In 2019 Emma Branderhorst graduated as a director from the Utrecht School of the Arts. During her studies, she has worked several times as a director’s assistant at larger Dutch film productions and has worked as a casting director for many years. Emma is enthusiastic, passionate and fights for what is close to her heart. She is a progressive feminist and is fascinated by themes like youth and education, which she looks at from a female perspective. Her short film ‘Onderhuids’ had its international premiere at Berlinale Generation 2020 and won a Wildcard at the Netherlands Film Festival. Emma is currently developing several films and also directs commercials.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2021
  • Genres:
    Coming of Age
  • Runtime:
    16 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Dutch
  • Countries:
    Netherlands
  • Premiere:
    Icelandic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Emma Branderhorst
  • Screenwriter:
    Milou Rohde
  • Producer:
    Nicky Onstenk
  • Cast:

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