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EIGEN / Our Own

EIGEN / Our Own

In our society, self-fulfillment has become an obligation. The sisters Vera and Josefien, too, are searching for their own selves on a spiritual retreat. When Vera finds out what keeps her from being truly free, their identity as twins and their deep love for each other are put to the test.

MALU JANSSEN, born in 1989, studied theater and film studies before enrolling at the Netherlands Film Academy, where she graduated with her short film Our Own. During her years at film school, she experimented with different genres and visual styles. // Films (selection): Eigen (Our Own, 2016, short)

Cinema Next Europe 2017


The Netherlands 2016
27 minutes
OmeU / OV with engl. subtitles

Lukas de Kort
Nina Graafland
T. Arends, E. Kuijper, J. Oosterhoff, J. Schellekens (NL)