Velvet Films


Walter Hus, A Musical Journey

DIRECTED by Astrid Mertens

Best documentary about Music - 7th Music Festival - 2022
Walter Hus, A Musical Journey
doc - completed - 2021
Documentary, 62 min
With : Walter Hus

During his thirty-year career, Walter Hus, a Belgian composer and pianist, has taken a thousand musical faces. While he wanted to compose a new work, a crisis blocked his creation.


During an exchange with his therapist, he comes to an existential question: "Who am I musically? »


Through the portrait of this composer, as abundant as it is fascinating, the film aims to give access to his creative process and thus to the endurance and beauty of creation.

Cast, crew & partners

Author Astrid Mertens

Director Astrid Mertens

Director of photography Virginie Surdej

Sound recordist Carine Zimmerlin

Editor Jan de Coster

Sound editors Jérémy Hassid and Jeroen Truijens

Mixer Philippe Charbonnel

Coproducer Inti Films (BE)

With the support of Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Coproduction partner BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

Coproduction partner RTBF

With the support of Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds

With the support of CBA

Page on IMDb
BEST SOUND DESIGN - Liverpool Underground Film Festival - 2022 (UK)
Best Documentary about Music - 7th Music Festival - 2022 (Argentina)
Lapua Art and Film Festival - 2022 (Finland)
World Music and Independant Film Festival - 2022 (USA)
Brussels Art Film Festival - 2022 (Belgium)
Ghent International Film Festival - 2022 (Belgium)
Red Rock Film Festival - 2022 (USA)
Buenos Aires International Film Festival - 2023 (Argentina)
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