Manitoba is a short movie by Mirka Duijn and Nina Spiering about a man (Raymond Thiry) who washes ashore on a strange island. He seeks refuge in the only pub in a desolate village: cafe Manitoba. Unfortunately the cafe is not the safe haven he had hoped for. Manitoba is a short film 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.
Raymond Thiry, Jakop Ahlbom, Fay Lovsky, Eline Cordie, Eva van Welzenis
Year of production: 2010
Length: 12 mins
Written and directed by: Mirka Duijn & Nina Spiering
Produced by: Marieke de Blaay (De Blaay Productions)
DOP: Marijn Zurburg
Production Design: Diana van de Vossenberg
Audio Recordings & Sound Design: Jaap W. Sijben / Pastelle
Visual Effects: Jos Wabeke
Editor: Jasper Verhorevoort
Titlesong: Rutger Hoedemaekers, Jeroen den Hengst & Helen Feng.
Distributed by: De Blaay Productions
Hai Li, titlesong for Manitoba.
Song made by Rutger Hoedemaekers
Written by Rutger Hoedemaekers, Jeroen den Hengst and Helen Feng
Vocals by Helen Feng
Manitoba at the Go Short Film Festival
MANITOBA SELECTED FOR THE DEBUT COMPETITION AT THE DUTCH FILM FESTIVAL
Nina and Mirka interviewed by the VPRO about their experience at the Cannes Film Festival.