Gasp (2012 film)

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Gasp official poster.jpg
Official Poster
Directed byEicke Bettinga
Produced bySamuel Huang
Written byEicke Bettinga
Samuel Huang
StarringJan Amazigh Sid
Gianni Scülfort
Julie Trappett
Philippe Jacq
Music byJohn Dowland
CinematographyEicke Bettinga
Edited byOliver Szyza
Release date
Running time
15 minutes
CountryGermany, Taiwan
LanguageGerman, French

Gasp is a German-Taiwanese short film drama written and directed by Eicke Bettinga. The film premiered in the Official Selection at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival where it was nominated for the Short Film Palme d'Or.[1]


It's the story about a teenager who only has one wish: to feel something - anything. One day he pushes his longing to the limit.

Critical reception[edit]

"Eicke Bettinga touches on the big, abstract themes of solidarity, of human connection, of isolation, numbness and sacrifice."— Cannes Nisimazine[2]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes Unveils Cinefondation and Short Films Selections". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ "Nisimazine in Cannes 2012". Nisimazine.

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