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Quality Time

by Daan Bakker

The Netherlands / Norway 2017, 85 min.

A film about life in general and troubled men in particular

Koen attends a family reunion and nearly overdoses on ham and milk. Amateur photographer Stefaan takes an awkward trip down on memory lane.
Kjell travels back in time in an attempt to raise his self-esteem. Karel is abducted by aliens and comes back as a mutant. Jef‘s paranoia get in the way when he tries to impress his new in-laws.



The Movie Zone Award from the Dutch Youth Jury - IFF Rotterdam 2017
1st prize in Competition for feature-length films "VIFFF d’Or", Young Jury Award - Vevey International Funny FF 2017
New Direction Competition Prize - Cleveland IFF 2018
Jury Award for Best Feature Film - Metz Subversive FF 2018


World Premiere: IFF Rotterdam 2017

International Premiere: Moscow IFF 2017

Asian Premiere: Shanghai IFF 2017

Taipei FF 2017

Karlovy Vary IFF 2017

FIRST IFF Xining 2017

New Horizons IFF 2017

Anonimul IFF 2017

Sarajevo FF 2017

Norwegian IFF 2017

Ars Independent FF 2017

CPH PIX 2017

Cologne FF 2017

BFI London FF 2017

KineNova IFF 2017

French Premiere: La Roche-sur-Yon IFF 2017

Latin Premiere: Sao Paulo IFF 2017

Vevey International Funny FF 2017

Denver FF 2017

Thessaloniki IFF 2017

Ljubljana IFF 2017

Cork FF 2017

International Bosphorus FF 2017

Cinéma Bellevaux Lausanne 2017

KINOKINO Film Club Sandnes 2017

Glasgow FF 2018

European Union FF 2018

Titanic Budapest IFF 2018

Cleveland IFF 2018

Ankara IFF 2018

Europe on Screen FF 2018

La Casa Encendida 2018
Kyiv IFF Molodist 2018
Metz Subversive FF 2018
Irish Film Institute - the Mystery Matinee 2019
Palacky University Film Club, Olomuc 2020

Cast & Crew

Noël Keulen, Fred Goessens, Guilio D‘Anna, Bert Bunschoten, Ria Marks, Thomas Aske Berg, Tomas Alf Larsen, Steve Aernouts

Production: Pupkin

Daan Bakker

Daan Bakker (1979) graduated at the Netherlands Film and Television Academy with JACCO’S FILM, which won international awards and was selected for many film festivals, such as Berlinale. In 2010 Daan wrote and directed the short film BUKOWSKI, which was an international success as well. The short film was selected for Aspen Shortfest, Palm Springs Short Film Festival and many others. Between 2011 and 2014 Daan worked as story-editor and scriptadvisor on several projects. In 2013 the feature film A CHRISTMOOSE STORY followed, for which he co-wrote the screenplay. The film was selected for Generation KPlus at the Berlinale.