This Magnificent Cake!

Directors/Writers: Emma de Swaef, Marc James Roels. Produced by Beast Animation (BE), co-producers: Pedri Animation (NL), Vivement Lundi (FR).

Funding Netherlands Film Fund: Minority co-productions with VAF.

The 44-minute anthology film is set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century. It tells the stories of five different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter, and a young army deserter.

festival: Toronto International Film Festival 2018 - Short Cuts, Cannes 2018 - Quinzaine des Réalisateurs