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De Vogelwachter - The Warden

Feature film, 2020, 85 min.

In this tragic comedy an old man lives alone on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean. For almost half a century he has been the warden of a bird sanctuary. One day he receives notice that his posting will be discontinued. His happy life – in and alongside nature – comes to an abrupt end. The warden refuses to accept his dismissal. Not wanting to leave, he decides to fight back in his own way.


  • NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf (3)

other prizes

  • JP - Skip City Int. D-Cinema Festival

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Cinematographer - DoP

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