House of Broken Hearts (for broken-hearted adults)

‘House of Broken Hearts’ is a 6-minute short film as well as a crossmedial collection of breakups between young adults and their lovers. With this tragicomic project we hope to make viewers smile at the sad side of love.


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synopsis

Feeling increasingly suffocated in her first long-term relationship, Anna decides to call it quits. As she shuts the door, she enters a whole new world of dating and relationships to explore.

info

English title: House of Broken Hearts
Running time: 6 minutes
Release date: est. 2021
Country: the Netherlands
Technique: 2D computer animation
Target audience: adults
Genre: dramedy
Dialogue: English
Category: debut short film
Status: in development


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team

Director: Aisha Madu
Producer: Tünde Vollenbroek
Script consultant: Jacqueline Epskamp
Script, storyboard, design, animation: Aisha Madu
Sound, music, mix: Bram Meindersma
Special thanks: Robert-Jonathan Koeyers, Brontë Kolster, Tim Leborgne, Erik van Drunen, Jolijn van Rees, Dorien van de Pas

director

Aisha Madu creates animation about awkward themes, with a contemporary look of bold lines and colors. Previously she directed the Dutch web series ‘Kinda Awkward’ that racked up 15+ million views.

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