Mussels in Love

    • Willemiek Kluijfhout
    • Nederland
    • 2012
    • 73 min
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    The Belgians look forward to it with bated breath, just like top chef Sergio Herman. The start of the mussel season. In this film light is shed on the lifecycle of the Zeeland mussel in an intimate manner. The mussel that loves, that holds on with all its might, and the mussel that is cast off by storm.
    On its way, the mussel encounters passionate enthusiasts who fall in love, struggle and overcome. Like biologist Annelies who introduces us to the sexual habitat of mussels and gynaecologist Jan uses the glue mussels makes to save the lives of unborn babies.


    • 73 min
    • kleur
    • DCP
    Screening copy
    Stichting Trueworks
    Distribution for the Netherlands
    Cinema Delicatessen
    World Sales
    Autlook Filmsales GmbH
    Willemiek Kluijfhout
    Reinette van de Stadt namens Stichting Trueworks
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