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Hotel Discomfort
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Hotel Discomfort

About This Project


Weird things are going on in this uncomfortable hotel.

Hotel Discomfort (Hotel Ongenoegen) is a short film produced by Harpy Films (formerly known as C Amazing Films) and Think Huge and was part of the 48hour film festival contest in Amsterdam, 2017.


48h information

Genre: Film de Femme

Required elements:

  • Character: Mark or Margriet Wind (who is a competitive swimmer)
  • Prop: wrapped gift
  • Line of Dialogue: “Look around, what do you see?”


  • Best use of line
  • Best music
  • Best credits



  • Production: Charlotte Driessen
  • Director: Hugo van Essen
  • Script: Charlotte Driessen, Hugo van Essen & Niels Bos
  • Assistant director: Mara Haverkort
  • DoP: Judith Boeschoten
  • Gaffer: Gijs van Leeuwen
  • Best boy: Jeremy Francis
  • Boom operator: Marjoke Pauw
  • Music composer: Tjeerd Nijhof
  • Art director: Gaynelle Szoboszlai
  • Styling & set dressing: Soraya Amber
  • Editor: Mert Karaca
  • Color grading & titles: Gaynelle Szoboszlai


  • Hotel manager: Jacque Lucassen
  • Anna: July Janssen
  • Female guest: Lara Roozemond
  • Male guest: Dirk Gunther Mohr
  • Goldfish: Gerrie
Short, Fiction, Released