Manitoba

Manitoba is a short film (2010) by Mirka Duijn & Nina Spiering, produced by Marieke de Blaay. It has had it’s grand premiere at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, was selected for the Cannes Filmfestival and nominated for the Best Debut Film at the Dutch Filmfestival.

Manitoba is a short movie about Frank (Raymond Thiry) who washes ashore on a strange island. He seeks refuge in the only pub of a desolate village; cafe Manitoba. Unfortunately the cafe is not the safe haven he had hoped for.

This video is the titlesong for the movie: Hai Li (By Rutger Hoedemaekers and Helen Feng)

VPRO made an item about us at the Cannes Festival, 2010, watch it here.