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The Fruit Tree

A film by

Belgium | 15' | 08/2022 | documentary

In The Fruit Tree a young woman, Sharleece, wanders through a house that is available to rent in the sleepy desert town where she lives, California City. Looking out of the window evokes unexpected memories of her childhood home in Los Angeles.

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Isabelle Tollenaere


Isabelle Tollenaere is an independent filmmaker/artist from Belgium, her work playfully moving between the codes and conventions of documentary and fiction, film and contemporary art. Her films have been widely presented and awarded, ao at the Berlinale Forum, IFFR, Centre Pompidou, Viennale, Visions Du Reel, FID Marseille, IDFA, CPH:DOX, etc.


  • VICTORIA / Isabelle Tollenaere, Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Sofie Benoot / 2020/ 71min. / documentary
  • THE REMEMBERED FILM / Isabelle Tollenaere / 2018/ 18min. / documentary
  • BATTLES / Isabelle Tollenaere / 2015 / 88min. / documentary
  • VIVA PARADIS / Isabelle Tollenaere / 2011 / 17min. / documentary
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Director: Isabelle Tollenaere
Screenplay: Isabelle Tollenaere
Producer: Bo De Group, Hans Everaert
Cinematographer: Isabelle Tollenaere, Grimm Vandekerckhove
Sound Recording: Liesbeth De Ceulaer
Sound Design: Kwinten Van Laethem
Sound mix: Bart Vanvoorden
Editor: Isabelle Tollenaere
Composer: Hendrik Lasure
Art Direction: Nicklas Nilsson
Color Grading: Veerle Zeelmaekers
Cast: Sharleece Bourne, Alexis Bolden


  • Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, Italy (31 August – 10 September, 2022)
    Orrizonti Short Films Competition


Press materials

EPK: Click here

Stills, poster & director’s photo: Click here

English, French, Italian, Dutch dialogue list: Click here

Downloadable trailer: coming soon