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Status Released (2018)

Screenwriter and Director Gerlando INFUSO

Genre Burlesque (stop motion animation short film)

Synopsis Icaro chooses Valentine’s Day to pop the question to his splendid Vanilla in their favourite restaurant, La Moule d’Or. But his heart-felt commitment is tested by great chef Dimitri who, from behind the swing doors of his kitchen, is doing his utmost to make sure that the young seducer burns his wings.

Producer Kwassa Films

Coproducer Pedri Animation (NL)

Partners RTBF (Belgian TV), FWB (Federation Wallonia-Brussels), Dutch Film Fund, Loterie Nationale,Take Five and the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter

Distributor L’Agence Belge du Court-Métrage

Selections Brussels Animation Film Festival – Anima (2019), Aubagne International Film Festival (2019), International Short-Film Festival of Barcelona (MECAL) (2019), Namur International French Language Film Festival (FIFF) (2018),Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG – Mexico) (2019), Athens Animfest A’ (2019), Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TLV Fest-2019), Animafest Zagreb (2019), Le Court en dit long (2019)

Award Magritte of Best Animated Short Film (2019), Distinction Award and Music Award at the Athens Animfest A’ (2019)