Sad Beauty

BFM — 40
BFM — 40
Sad Beauty
02 April
Directed by Arjan BrentjesItalian title: Triste bellezza [t.l.]
Netherlands / 2020 / 10 min.
Colour / O.V.

In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.

Essential filmography

Arjan Brentjes started his career as a painter, and in 2008 he switched to moving images. Since 2010 he is dedicated to making short film, the last years mostly animation. Arjan often takes the viewer back to a visual style from the past, to look at our present, or future from there. Thereby wittily commenting on the development of our technological society and the haughtiness of man.

Essential filmography

Sad Beauty (short, 2020)
So It Goes (short, 2019)
Sand (short, 2017)
Tempo (short, 2016)
Next Man (short, 2016)
Hybris (short, 2014)
Glass (short, 2013)
Il était une fois un Artiste (short, 2011)
The 21st Century (short, 2010)

BFM 40 list of films

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