Sea Sparkle


64th TIFF: Greek Premiere
A North Sea fisherman dies at sea under mysterious circumstances. People whisper that the captain is to blame. However, his teenage daughter Lena suspects the ship did not go down by accident. Nobody believes her, not even her best friend. When Lena glimpses a huge shadow slithering beneath the sea surface, she is determined to prove that a huge, unknown sea creature is roaming the deep…
Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Domien Huyghe
Script: Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem, Wendy Huyghe
Cinematography: Anton Mertens
Editing: Peter Alderliesten
Sound: Annika Epker
Music: Bart van Lierde
Actors: Saar Rogiers, Hilde De Baerdemaeker, Valentijn Dhaenens, Sverre Rous, Dunia Elwaleed, Thibaud Dooms, Zouzou Ben Chikha, Sebastien Dewaele, Lynn van Royen
Producers: Dries Phlypo
Co-producers: Siniša Juričić, Marleen Slot
Format: DCP
Color: Colour
Production Country: Belgium, The Netherlands
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 98'
Distribution in Greece: Feelgood Entertainment SA
Contact: Levelk
Suitable for kids over the age of 12.

Domien Huyghe

Domien Huyghe (1988) is a Belgian award-winning film director and screenwriter. His debut feature film Sea Sparkle (A Private View) was the opening film of the Berlin International Film Festival as part of the Generation section and was awarded the Special Mention Best Film of the children’s jury Berlinale Generation Kplus 2023. The film was developed during the Cinekid Script- & Director’s lab and was selected for the Berlinale Co-Production Market. Domien is also a Midpoint TV Launch alumni and received international recognition for his short film Maverick (2017) His work often features themes such as coping with loss and reconnecting with family and he is always searching for innovative ways to bring such themes to a large audience.


2017 Maverick (short)
2023 Sea Sparkle