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MATTHEW'S LAWS

Marc Schmidt
NL 2012    72'
⚬ Human Interest 

Synopsis

Director Marc Schmidt films his childhood friend Matthew, who, due to his autistic disorder, desperately tries to create order in the chaos around him. Little by little the film unravels Matthew’s complex way of thinking and shows the catastrophic consequences it eventually has for him.

Credits

Director

Marc Schmidt

Producers

Eline van Wees, Renske Meertens

Executive Producer

Simone van den Broek

Production Company

Basaltfilm

Cinematography

Marc Schmidt, Aage Hollander

Editor

Katarina Turler

Music

Jasper Boeke

Sound

Sander den Broeder

Awards

Grand Prix International Feature Length Documentary

Visions du Reel 2012

Audience Award for Best Documentary

Netherlands FF 2012

Special Merit Prize

Taiwan IDF 2012

Magic Hour Award

Planete+ Doc FF 2013

Grand Jury Award

Open City Docs London 2013

Grand Prize

Astra Film Festival 2013

Festivals

DOK Leipzig 2012

Visions du Reel 2012

Taiwan IDF 2013

Antenna Doc Fest 2013

Film Details

Runtime 72'
Spoken Languages Dutch
Production Countries Netherlands

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