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R U THERE 
Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2010, Un Certain Regard
World Sales: Films Boutique
France Release: Jan 2011, 30 prints, Jour de Fete
Director: David Verbeek
Producers: IDTV Film (Netherlands),in production with Les Petites Lumieres
Shooting: April 2009 in Taipei


R U THERE is the story of Jitze (20), a professional gamer who travels around the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei he unexpectedly witnesses an accident; this confronts him with his own mortality and makes him doubt the certainties of his existence. When he meets a Taiwanese betelnut girl he is attracted to, he only manages to get close to her in Second Life, which only serves to compound his doubts.
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