David Verbeek

David Verbeek is a Dutch director and screenwriter. His third feature film in Taiwan R U THERE (2010)  is a multi-dimensional experience that comprises 20% Second Life images ; It is an exploration of the virtual world. The film got selected to Un Certain Regard in Cannes. Later, his feature film FULL CONTACT (2015) was nominated at the TIFF.

R U There

A film by David Verbeek

2010 - France/Netherlands/Taiwan - Drama

Jitze, a young Dutch professional gamer, travels the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei his arm starts to hurt and he’s forced to take a few days rest. A night in his hotel, Jitze meets a girl and starts realizing what it means to be human in the age of the virtual worlds.