The Soap of Life

This film was made in collaboration with EO/IKON.

The Soap of Life is about three star actors from the Congolese world of television soaps. They are trying to build a new life in Europe, but are still the face of typical Congolese stories that their fans know and love. How do they find a balance in this strange dynamic?



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Director Sjoerd Niekamp
Producers Eefje Helmus, Mathilde Niekamp, Lotte Schmidt
Cinematography Joris Dorrestein
Sound design Kristian Knoop
Production sound mixer Selle Sellink
Re-recording mixer Koos van der Vaart
Editor Jovanni Nino Koolen
Postproduction supervisor Eefje Helmus
Visual effects supervisor Thijme Grol
Composer Ernst Spyckerelle 

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