Belgium, France, The Netherlands


Jason dreams of having his own mountain bike. If he could find the splendid parrots that recently escaped from their cage at the Chinese restaurant he might be able to sell them for a lot of money and realise his dream. His friend Kevin will surely help him. But Kevin is just too angry. A melancholic portrait of a toxic friendship, depicted in broken colours

Director's Biography

Born in Aalst, Belgium in 1989, after studying Animation at KASK in Ghent, Nicolas Keppens took a film degree at the Luca School of Arts in Brussels. Besides working on his own projects, he is also a production manager for the Hans Op de Beeck animation studio. His short film WILDEBEEST, which he co-wrote and co-directed with Matthias Phlips in 2017, screened at numerous international festivals and was nominated for a European Film Award.



Cast & Crew

Directed by: Nicolas Keppens

Written by: Nicolas Keppens

Editing: Nicolas Keppens

Original Score: Greg Scheirlinckx

Animation: Nicolas Keppens, Pascal Vermeersch

Nominations and Awards

  • Short Film Candidates 2021