Silent Tears

Het wonder van Oirsbeek

26th TIDF: International Premiere
The living room of a Limburg couple is packed with statues of saints crying over all the bad news on their TV screen. While hardly anyone believes them, the two “little prophets” are prepping for the fact that their rented house will soon turn into an international place of pilgrimage, including a healing spring...
Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Kees-Jan Mulder, Jaap van Heusden
Cinematography: Jefta Varwijk
Editing: Kees-Jan Mulder
Sound: Jaap van Heusden
Music: Remco den Hollander
Actors: Leon Meessen, Susannah Meessen
Production: Witfilm
Producers: Iris Lammertsma, Boudewijn Koole
Co-production: EOdocs, Dutch Film Fund, CoBO, NPO, NPO-fund, Province of Limburg, Limburg Film Office
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: The Netherlands
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 31'
Contact: Witfilm

Kees-Jan Mulder


2013 Gods Lam (short fiction)
2022 The Devil's Avocado (short fiction, co-direction)
2023 Silent Tears (short, co-direction)

Jaap van Heusden


2006 Anderman (short fiction)
2010 Win/Win (fiction)
2013 De nieuwe wereld (fiction)
2017 In Blue (fiction)
2023 Silent Tears (short, co-direction)