A HARD DAY'S WORK
Flashy, ironic fiction film about a young man who does not want to be good.
Director – Koen Mortier
Writer – Koen Mortier
Producer – Eurydice Gysel & Koen Mortier (CCCP)
Cinematographer – Glynn Speeckaert
Editor – Karin Vaerenberg
Art Director – Luc Noël
Cast – Norman Baert, Fred Van Kuyk, Georgette Stelens
Koen Mortier has been active in the film world as an author, director and producer. He set his first step into the film industry with 2 shorts: ‘Ana Temnei’ and ‘A Hard Day’s Work’. In 2007 Koen directed ‘Ex Drummer’, which received many festival selections and prizes and was sold to more than 20 countries. Three years later his second film followed: ‘22nd of May’ that also won prizes and was sold to 10 countries. Koen directed a 7’-short ‘Playing away from Home’. It was part of the worldwide project ‘Short Plays’. His third feature film ‘Angel’ has been released at TIFF 2018. Currently, he has undertaken 2 ambitious projects: Voices Of Liberation, an 11 part docu-series about WW2, and Skunk, a feature film about mistreated children and revenge based off of the book ‘Skunk’ by Geert Taghon.
- Winner SABAM Award at Brussels International Film Festival, 1997
- Winner European Short at Sarajevo Film Festival, 1997
- Winner Special Jury Award, Best Short Film at Uruguay International Film Festival, 1997
- Nominated for Best European Short at Brussels International Film Festival, 1997