The Smile

The Smile

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A story about beauty and horror. The definitive biopic documentary, delving into the life and downfall of Knud Dendermonde, the infamous damsel-devouring horror-movie actor we all know as The Smile. Through interviews, movie clips, and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, the shocking truth is finally revealed.


The Smile is somewhat in the line of Under The Apple Tree, for it is also a Badtime Story. A series (or anthology film) of freaky fables; The Badtime Stories explore the relationship between humans and animals through offbeat, darkly comedic tales.

Length: +/- 15 minutes
Technique: Stop-motion animation
Language: English
Genre: Mockumentary, black comedy, satire
Music: Original music score

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June 11/17 - Annecy - France
May 19/21 - Toronto International Spring of Horror and Fantasy Film Festival - Canada
May 5/13 - Lanzarote Film Festival - Spain
May 2/7 - Anifilm - Czech Republic
April 30 - Palm Springs International Animation Festival - USA
April 19 - Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival - Belgium
April 13/23 Fantaspoa - Brazil
April 12/22 - Animocje - Poland

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