Mussels in Love

BE, NL 2012 • 58', 73' • Willemiek Kluijfhout
foodgreenscience

Synopsis

The ultimate film about the life and food of this popular shellfish. Much more than just a starter, their glue is also used by gynecologists to save unborn babies. Experience the full spectrum of mussels through the eyes of passionate enthusiasts. Shot on 35mm, spiced with underwater images by marine biologist Jean Painlevé.

Quotes

"An enjoyably quirky film that is both informative and engaging, Mussels In Love should be an easy sale to broadcasters as well of possible interest to niche distributors."
Screen Daily

Trailer



www.musselsinlove.com

Credits

Director
Willemiek Kluijfhout
Producer
Reinette Van de Stadt
Production Company
Trueworks
Co-Production Company
Associate Directors
Cinematographer
Remko Schnorr
Editor
Dieter Diependaele, Govert Janse
Composer
Tuur Florizoone

Festivals

CPH:DOX
IDFA
Dutch FF Utrecht
Full Frame
Berlinale
Wisconsin FF
Jeonju IFF South Korea
Seattle IFF
Transilvania IFF
Helsinki IFF
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