This Magnificent Cake!

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter and a young army deserter.

Stop motion animation (puppets) – 44min

Languages: Dutch, French, Aka, Malinke

Production company: Beast Animation (BE), Vivement Lundi ! (FR), Pedri Animation (NL).
Directed by: Emma De Swaef & Marc Roels.
Producers: Koen Vermaanen, Ben Tesseur, Steven De Beul, Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois, Peter Mansfelt, Paul Mathot.
Main Cast: Jan Decleir, Gaston Motambe, Wim Willaert, Goua Grovogui, Sébastien Dewaele, Angelo Tijssens
Animation: Elodie Poncon, Particia Sourdès, iris Alexandre, Mirjam Plettinx, Andreas De Ridder
Sound Design: Bram Meindersma.
First AD: Dorien Schetz
Editing: Mark james Roes & Emma De Swaef
Photography – DOP: Marc James Roels.
Art Direction: Marc James Roels & Emma De Swaef
Character Design: Emma De Swaef
Chef Déco: Jean-Marc Ogier

With the participation of ARTE France, Centre National du cinéma et de l’image animée – Aide au programme de production.
With the support of Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), the Tax Shelter of the Belgian Government, Région Bretagne, Netherlands Film Fund.