Limbo Poster | © 2016
© 2016
Short Film | 2016-2017 | Drama, Family | Germany, USA

Main data

DirectorJean-Luc Julien
Written byAmy Fruchtman
ProductionAnika Films

Shooting data

Start of shooting25/02/2016
End of shooting28/02/2016

Project data

Length of movie10'
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Picture material negativeDCP
Picture material positiveARRI RAW
Sound formatStereo

Brief synopsis

A grieving father struggling to deal with the death of his teenage daughter comes face to face with her living doppelganger.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Anne Alexander-Sieder
Margo [L]
Wilfried HochholdingerDanny [L]
John JulianMichael [SR]
Irina KurbanovaShawna [SR]


ColoristJeffrey YaworskiColorist
Director of photographyNicholas JacksonAlexa
1st assistant cameraFlorian Bellack
2nd assistant cameraTatjana Hafenbraedl
Costume designerJeannette Seydler
DirectorJean-Luc Julien
1st AD (local system)Jack O'Shea
2nd AD crowd (local system)Julia Lichtner
Script supervisorDaniel Hettinger
Script supervisorSonja Zoe Simijonovic
EditorPeter Schulz [1]
Key/dolly gripJoël Kinast
Grip assistantIpek Sertöz
Makeup artist / hair stylistLaura Blümel
ProducerJean-Luc Julien
Freelance producerCaprice Crawford
Associate producerUlrike Julien
Associate producerKara Stevenson
Associate producerJoyce Simmons
Production coordinatorMareike Fehlberg
Assistant production managerAlex Hausberg
Unit managerMigle Maciunaite
Production assistantDaniel Hettinger
ScreenwriterAmy Fruchtman
Production sound mixerLukas Kordwig
Sound re-recording mixerChristoph Stahlhauer
Sound designerChristoph Stahlhauer

Production companies

Anika Films


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Wilfried Hochholdinger2018Be Epic! London International Film Festival AwardBest ActorNominated
Jean-Luc Julien2018Be Epic! London International Film Festival AwardBest Short FilmWinner
Jean-Luc Julien2018Deep in the Heart Film Festival PrizeBest Foreign ShortNominated
Jean-Luc Julien2018New York City Independent Film Festival [us]Best Drama - Super Short FilmNominated
Jean-Luc Julien2018Prague Independent Film Festival Golden Eagle [cz]Best Short FilmWinner
Jean-Luc Julien2018WorldFest Houston Bronze Remi Award [us]Original Dramatic ShortWinner
Jean-Luc Julien2018Be Epic! London International Film Festival AwardBest DirectorNominated
Nicholas Jackson2018Amsterdam Film Festival - Van Gogh Award [nl]World Cinema CinematographyWinner
Amy Fruchtman2018Be Epic! London International Film Festival AwardBest ScriptWinner
Jean-Luc Julien2019Sydney Short Film Festival [au]Best Short DramaWinner