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