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FEATURE FILMS 20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg Always Sunday Bellicher: Cell Brittle Dark Blood Daylight Dead Body Welcome Deal The Dinner The Family Way Farewell to the Moon Greetings from the Chemo How to Describe a Cloud Ibiza A Long Story Madly in Love The Marathon Mike Says Goodbye My Dad’s a Detective: the Battle The New World Only Decent People Regret! Silent Ones Sub. Sam Tricked Tula the Revolt Valentino Die Welt Wolf

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MAJORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS &ME Above My Head Bobby and the Ghost Hunters Borgman Chez Nous The Girl and Death In Your Name It’s All So Quiet Land. Lilet Never Happened Miffy the Movie Nude Area The Resurrection of a Bastard The Rotterdam Blitz

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MINORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 40 Days of Silence 82 Days in April Aftermath The Broken Circle Breakdown Crosstown Frankenstein’s Army Layla Fouri Lifelong The Midfielder Qissa So Much Water The Third Bank

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IN PRODUCTION A Christmoose Story Cornea Full Contact Heaven on Earth In the Heart Kidnap Kurai, Kurai – Tales with the Wind Life According to Nino Loonies, the Reunion The Masters The Price of Sugar Secrets of War The Sky Above Us Soof

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DOCUMENTARIES The Baby Berlin Diary Borders Cities of Arrival Diary of a Pigeon Dream & Deed Dutch New Herring F.I.S.H.I.N.G Guerilla Grannies – How to Live in This World Hiv Hiv Hurray Hum of Holland I Want My Money Back Inventory of the Motherland

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Karsu – I Hide a Secret Kill Your Darling The Last Hijack Lowlands Safari Mussels in Love The Only Son Outside the Japanese Camps The Sex Police Sexy Money Shado’man Soldier on the Roof Stray Dogs of Talad Noi Tuesday Blues The Unplaceables Wrong Time Wrong Place SHORT DOCUMENTARIES By Her Side I Used to Dance Last Words Sounds for Mazin Space in Between Vamptasia

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SHORT FILMS 7 Minutes in Heaven Amstel Arash The Asylum Balance Man in Suit Mimoun Nation for Two No Vacancy Sevilla Show Me Love Smoke like a Turk Sober up Sweet Rabbit Wil Yim & Yoyo

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ANIMATED FILMS Aurora Chopper A Direct Film Farewell Falling Floyd The Girl Is Mime

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Goodbye Mister de Vries Granny Lane I Love Hooligans Into Spring Jorka Life Is Beautiful Picnic with Cake Shopping Snapshot

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COLOPHON EYE International Claudia Landsberger Nathalie Mierop Translations Nicholas Cunningham Annette Eskénazi Design & Layout Floppy Design Print Ecodrukkers Nieuwkoop Price: € 20,This catalogue can be ordered from: EYE Film Institute Netherlands Ph: +31 20 758 2375 international@eyefilm.nl www.international.eyefilm.nl / www.eyefilm.nl © EYE Film Institute Netherlands Copyright reserved. Subject to the exceptions provided for by law no part of this publication may be reproduced and or published in print, by photocopying, on microfilm or in any other way without the written consent of the copyright holder(s). The same applies to whole or partial adaptations. The publisher retains the sole right to collect from third parties fees payable in respect of copying and/or take legal or other action for this purpose.

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EYE International exists as a one-stop shop that offers a wide range of services to the global film community. We promote our broad range of home-grown products to festival programmers, journalist and buyers worldwide, as well as keep the global industry updated on all aspects of the Dutch industry. We match-make international companies with any Dutch talent and are always willing to advise international producers of the benefits of filming in the Netherlands. Our promotion of Dutch film is continued at all of the prestigious festivals within the film calendar, such as Berlin, Sundance, Cannes, Locarno, Venice, San Sebastian and Toronto, and we are a leading voice within European Film Promotion, which supports the work of all of Europe’s national film promotional bodies. Our films continue to pick up hosts of international awards and we will never tire of reminding the international film community of Holland’s illustrious record at the Oscars, having picked up both nominations and statues alike on several occasions. The 2013 EYE International Film Catalogue gives full details about the bumper crop of high quality features, shorts (narrative as well as experi-

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mental and animated) and feature-length and short documentaries from the Netherlands. As importantly, the catalogue is a record of, and a testament to, the works and talents of Dutch directors and producers, both established and emerging, whose ambitious and thought-provoking films deserve attention from international festivals, distributors and audiences alike. So, read on and take in the impressive breadth of Dutch features and shorts, documentaries, animation, action titles, films for younger audiences and prime arthouse fare – films that are characterised both by a great curiosity and a high level of style and professionalism. As ever, we very much look forward to collaborating with you and to seeing many of these Dutch films screened in festivals and cinemas across the world to wide and discerning audiences. Wishing you a happy and prosperous Dutch Film New Year.

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20 LIES, 4 PARENTS AND A LITTLE EGG Hanro Smitsman 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: 20 LEUGENS, 4 OUDERS EN EEN SCHARRELEI Prod: Waterland Film Sc: Rob Bloemkolk, Sophie van Winden D.O.P.: Joost Rietdijk Completed: January 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Nils Verkooijen (COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, CHUBBY DRUMS), Marcel Musters (STAGES, CHUBBY DRUMS), Mark Ram (I WANT YOU, WHITEFISH), Anneke Blok (LOVE IS ALL, UPSTREAM). A film about lively adolescents, infantile parents and complete incompetence. 20 LIES, 4 PARENTS AND A LITTLE EGG tells the story of Sjors and Bert, a gay male couple who are unexpectedly introduced to the 15-year-old adolescent Dylan. Dylan was the product of a sperm donation that Sjors had forgotten he had ever made. But after his eviction by his mother and girlfriend, the boy has turned up on Sjors and Bert's doorstep, and the lives of everybody will be changed forever. Un film sur des adolescents pleins de vitalité, des parents infantiles et une incompétence totale... 20 LIES, 4 PARENTS AND A LITTLE EGG raconte l’histoire de Sjors et Bert, un couple de gays qui font soudain connaissance avec Dylan, un adolescent de 15 ans. Dylan est le résultat d’un don de sperme que Sjors a totalement oublié avoir fait jadis. Mais après avoir été mis à la porte par sa mère et sa petite amie, l’adolescent débarque inopinément chez Sjors et Bert, et toutes leurs vies sont bouleversées pour toujours.

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Hanro Smitsman: a.o. HOME AWAY (2011, feature), DUSK (2010, feature), SKIN (2008, feature), CONTACT (2006, short) Awards: Golden Bear Best Short Film Berlin Int. FF, Spirit Award Brooklyn Int. FF, ANGEL AND BROTHER (2004, short) Awards: Best Short Film Avanca FF. Waterland Film Ph: +31 20 682 2164 mail@waterlandfilm.nl www.waterlandfilm.nl

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ALWAYS SUNDAY Eché Janga 85’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: ALTIJD ZONDAG Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: VARA Sc: Sammy Reynaert, Eché Janga D.O.P.: Tibor Dingelstadt Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Hans Dagelet (MY ADVENTURES BY V. SWCHWRM, HEMEL), Poal Cairo (REAL LIFE RE-EDITED).

A criminal realises he is just another link in the universal chain, an uncomfortable revelation in his line of business. Criminal Frans Weeling is forced to lie low for a while in a holiday park on the island of Texel. While there, he is forced to look at his own life and slowly comes to the realisation that there is nothing more achievable for him. This insight is enlightening, but it also instils within him a state of total passivity, an attitude that conflicts majorly with his role as a gang leader in the underworld.

Eché Janga: First feature film. FOR OBSERVATION (2011, short), MO (2010, short). Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

Un criminel comprend qu’il n’est qu’un maillon quelconque de la chaîne universelle, une révélation dérangeante dans son secteur d’activité. Frans Weeling est un criminel qui est contraint à se planquer quelque temps dans un village de vacances sur l’île de Texel. Pendant son séjour là bas, il est forcé de réfléchir sur sa vie et il comprend petit à petit qu’il ne réussira plus rien d’autre. Cette réflexion est instructive, mais elle le plonge aussi dans une passivité totale, une attitude qui s’oppose violemment avec son rôle de chef de bande de la pègre.

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BELLICHER: CELL Peter de Baan 88’ / DCP / colour Genre: thriller Original title: BELLICHER: CEL Prod: Pupkin Film Co-prod: VPRO Sc: Michael Leendertse, Willem Bosch D.O.P.: Mick van Rossum Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Daan Schuurmans (LOVE IS ALL, BERNHARD), Tim Murck, Anniek Pheifer (FIRST MISSION, SHOCK HEAD SOUL), Huub Stapel (SAINT, GODFORSAKEN).

Your life is just a click away from turning into a nightmare. Michael Bellicher wakes up one morning to discover that he has been robbed of his identity. And very soon he learns that the perpetrator is using his stolen ID for all kinds of illegal activities. Michael tries to find out who is behind all this but when, to his horror, his credentials show up at the scene of a big terrorist attack, suddenly he is public enemy number one… Votre vie n’est qu’à un clic de tourner au cauchemar. Michael Bellicher se réveille un matin pour découvrir qu’on a usurpé son identité. Et, très vite, il apprend que le voleur utilise ses papiers pour toutes sortes d’activités illégales. Michael tente de découvrir qui se cache derrière tout cela, mais quand, à sa grande horreur, ses pièces d’identité se retrouvent sur les lieux d’un grave attentat terroriste, il apparaît soudain comme l’ennemi public numéro un…

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Peter de Baan: Second feature film. HER MAJESTY (2010, feature), JULIA’S HEART (2009, TV film), THE CROWN (2004, TV film), RETOUR DEN HAAG (1999, TV film). Pupkin Film Ph: +31 20 489 5088 info@pupkin.com www.pupkin.com Sales: FCCE Ph: +31 20 630 1030 c.audran@fcce.tv www.fcce.tv

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BRITTLE (WORKING TITLE) Mijke de Jong 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: BROZER Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: PRPL D.O.P.: Ton Peters Completed: April 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Marnie Blok (UPSTREAM, GODFORSAKEN), Lieneke Le Roux (ALLEEN HIER), Leonoor Pauw (SONNY BOY, BROOS), Adelheid Roosen (BROOS, THE POCKET-KNIFE).

An unpolished, raw film about cancer. A story with a laugh and a tear. Five sisters, one with cancer and facing death. As in the previous film BROOS, the sisters gather together, this time to support their sister in a time of approaching uncertainty. They're fifteen years older, sometimes softer, sometimes wiser, and at other times nothing seems to have changed at all. The ill Muis shares this process like a mystery, like a blank wall, like an invitation to participate, and so together the sisters wade into uncharted waters without knowing how or where they will re-emerge. Un film brut, cru, sur le cancer. Une histoire qui fait rire et pleurer. Cinq sœurs, l’une atteinte du cancer et en phase terminale. Comme précédemment dans BROOS, les sœurs se réunissent, cette fois pour soutenir leur sœur malade à l’approche d’une issue incertaine. Quinze ans après, elles sont parfois plus douces, parfois plus sages et, d’autres fois, elles semblent totalement inchangées. Muis, la cancéreuse, partage ce processus comme une énigme, un mur aveugle et une invitation à y participer. Ensemble, elles pénètrent en terrain inconnu sans savoir où elles émergeront de nouveau.

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Mijke de Jong: a.o. JOY (2010, feature) Awards: Golden Calf Best Feature and Best Script Netherlands FF, KATIA’S SISTER (2008, feature), STAGES (2007, feature) Awards: SIGNIS Special Mention Las Palmas FF, Golden Calf Best Director Netherlands FF, ALL SOULS (2005, feature), BLUEBIRD (2004, feature) Awards: Crystal Bear Best Feature Berlin Int. FF, Grand Prix Montreal Int. Children’s FF, Young People’s Jury Award Sprockets Toronto Int. FF, BROOS (1997, feature). Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

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DARK BLOOD George Sluizer 86’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: DARK BLOOD Prod: Sluizer Films Sc: Jim Barton, rewrite: George Sluizer D.O.P.: Ed Lachman Completed: September 2012 Language: English Cast: River Phoenix (STAND BY ME, MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO), Judy Davis (BARTON FINK, TO ROME WITH LOVE), Jonathan Pryce (BRAZIL, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN). George Sluizer: a.o. THE CHOSEN ONE (2007, feature), THE STONE RAFT (2002, When a jet-set couple are stranded in the desert, they are first rescued and then held feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Calf prisoner by a young widower. Jury Award Netherlands FF, Audience Award Chicago Latino Boy, a young widower, retreats to the desert after his wife dies of radiation fol- FF, THE COMMISSIONER (1997, lowing nuclear tests, and there he awaits the end of the world. Harry and Buffy feature), DYING TO GO HOME travel to the desert on a second honeymoon in an attempt to save their mar(1996, feature), CRIME TIME (1996, riage. Their Bentley breaks down in the middle of nowhere and the couple is feature), THE VANISHING (1992, rescued by Boy. But he holds them prisoner because of his desire for the feature), UTZ (1991, feature). woman and his ambition to create a better world with her. Sluizer Films Ph: +31 20 778 6188 / +33 4 9356 3196 sluizerfilms@neuf.fr Boy, un jeune veuf, se retire dans le désert après la mort par irradiation de sa femme, suite à des essais nucléaires. Il y attend la fin du monde. Harry et Buffy www.georgesluizer.com vont y faire un deuxième voyage de noces pour tenter de sauver leur mariage. www.darkbloodthemovie.com Leur Bentley tombe en panne en plein désert et Boy sauve le couple. Mais il les retirent prisonniers parce qu’il désire la femme et a l’ambition de créer un monde meilleur avec elle. Quand un couple de la jet-set échoue dans le désert, il est d’abord sauvé puis fait prisonnier par un jeune veuf.

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DAYLIGHT Diederik van Rooijen length tbc / DCP / colour Genre: thriller Original title: DAGLICHT Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Co-prod: Inspire Pictures Sc: Philip Delmaar D.O.P.: Lennert Hillige Completed: June 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Monique van de Ven (ISABELLE, AMAZONES), Fedja van Huêt (NONO, THE ZIGZAG KID, LOFT), Angela Schijf (THE DINNER CLUB, GODFORSAKEN). Director Diederik van Rooijen

A young lawyer's dangerous journey to prove her half-brother's innocence reveals many dark family secrets. Young lawyer Iris discovers that she has an older, autistic half-brother Ray, who is in prison for the atrocious murder of his neighbour and her five-yearold daughter. When she meets Ray he reminds her a lot of her own son Aron, who also is autistic, and she starts to believe that he is innocent. But when she starts an investigation to prove this she is forced to ask many questions, and little by little, despite her hopes and doubts, her true family history is revealed…

Diederik van Rooijen: a.o. TAPED (2012, feature), STELLA’S WAR (2009, feature), BOLLYWOOD HERO (2009, feature), DUMMY (2006, short), MASS (2005, short), ZULAIKA (2003, feature). Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Ph: +31 20 666 1892 film@eyeworks.tv www.eyeworks.tv

Le dangereux voyage d’une jeune avocate pour prouver l’innocence de son demifrère révèle de nombreux lourds secrets de famille. La jeune avocate Iris découvre qu’elle a un demi-frère autiste plus âgé, Ray, emprisonné pour le meurtre atroce de sa voisine et de sa fillette de cinq ans. Quand elle rencontre Ray, il lui rappelle beaucoup son propre fils, Aron, lui aussi autiste. Elle commence à croire à son innocence. Mais quand elle enquête pour le prouver, elle doit poser bien des questions et, peu à peu, malgré ses espoirs et ses doutes, la véritable histoire de sa famille émerge.

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DEAD BODY WELCOME Kees Brienen 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: DEAD BODY WELCOME Prod: De Productie Co-prod: KINO International Sc: Desiree Duwel, Kees Brienen D.O.P.: Benito Strangio Completed: January 2013 Language: Dutch/English/Hindi (English subtitles) Cast: Kees Brienen, Naresh Choowdri, Mister Pala Bhutia, Big Mama Amma Ongel.

A true story about love, life and death... A film about the real-life journey filmmaker Kees Brienen undertook to see the phenomenon of the total eclipse. Upon arrival in India he finds out his best friend Ritchy has passed away. The trip suddenly becomes a search for a dead body, and trying to understand and accept what had happened to him. Kees finds his friend up in the mountains and does what he needs to do, and in the process discovers new perspectives on love, life and death.

Kees Brienen: First feature film. a.o. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH DADDY (2006, short), I LOVE YOU SO MUCH (2004, short), BODYHIT (1996, short), KRITERION (1994, short). De Productie Ph: +31 10 476 3388 info@deproductie.nl www.deproductie.nl

Une histoire vraie sur l’amour, la vie et la mort... Un film sur le voyage réel que le cinéaste Kees Brienen entreprit pour assister à une éclipse totale. À son arrivée en Inde, il découvre le décès de son meilleur ami Ritchy. Son voyage se transforme soudain en recherche d’un cadavre et en tentative pour comprendre et accepter ce qui lui est arrivé. Kees retrouve son ami au sommet de la montagne, il fait ce qui s’impose et, ce faisant, il découvre de nouvelles perspectives sur l’amour, la vie et la mort.

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DEAL Eddy Terstall 87’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: DEAL Prod: Column Film Co-prod: One Big Agency Sc: Eddy Terstall D.O.P.: Willem Nagtglas Completed: September 2012 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Roberta Petzoldt, Teun Kuilboer (NOVA ZEMBLA). Eddy Terstall: a.o. TITTEN (2011, short), VOX POPULI (2008, feature), SEXTET (2007, feature), SIMON (2004, feature) Awards: Golden After a couple of drinks two twenty-something students make a very intimate deal… Calf for Best Director, Best Film, Audience Award and Best Actor One night Sarah and Midas make a deal to have sex with each other for 2000 Netherlands FF, Best Actor Euros. But not here, somewhere else. Like Barcelona. When they get there they Tribeca FF, RENT-A-FRIEND (1999, talk a lot. Since they weren’t more than acquaintances when the deal was feature), BASED ON THE NOVEL made, there is a lot to find out about one another. But as they grow closer, (1998, feature), BABYLON (1997, their embarrassment over the deal takes hold. So they decide not to go through feature), BASTARDS AND with it… BRIDESMAIDS (1996, feature). Après quelques verres, deux étudiants d’une vingtaine d’années passent soudain un accord très intime... Un soir, Sarah et Midas se mettent d’accord pour coucher ensemble en échange de 2000 euros. Mais pas ici, ailleurs. À Barcelone, par exemple. Une fois arrivés sur place, ils parlent beaucoup. Vu qu’ils étaient de simples connaissances lors de l’accord, ils ont beaucoup de choses à découvrir l’un sur l’autre. Mais plus ils se rapprochent, plus leur accord les met mal à l’aise. Ils décident donc de ne pas passer à l’acte...

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THE DINNER Menno Meyjes Length tbc / 35mm / colour

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What does a parent do when they discover their children are involved in a murder? Two couples go out to dinner in a restaurant. They talk about ordinary things, the usual dinner conversation: work, the latest movies, the war in Iraq, holiday plans etc. In the meantime they avoid discussing the one thing of true importance: their children. Because their children have done something horrible, which could potentially destroy their future… Que font des parents quand ils découvrent que leurs enfants sont impliqués dans un meurtre ?

Genre: drama Original title: HET DINER Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Co-prod: Inspire Pictures Sc: Menno Meyjes D.O.P.: Sander Snoep Completed: mid 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Daan Schuurmans (BELLICHER: CELL, THE MAGICIANS), Thekla Reuten (THE AMERICAN, THE SILENT ARMY), Jacob Derwig (THE FAMILY WAY, TIRAMISU), Kim van Kooten (THE FAMILY WAY, QUIZ). Menno Meyjes: Second feature film. A MATADOR’S MISTRESS (2008, feature). Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Ph: +31 20 666 1892 film@eyeworks.tv www.eyeworks.tv

Deux couples dînent au restaurant. Ils parlent de choses et d’autres : de leur travail, des derniers films, de la guerre en Irak, de leurs projets de vacances, etc. Entre-temps, ils évitent d’aborder le seul sujet important : leurs enfants. Parce que leurs enfants ont commis un acte horrible qui risque bien de détruire leur avenir...

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THE FAMILY WAY Joram Lürsen 120’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: ALLES IS FAMILIE Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: VARA Sc: Kim van Kooten D.O.P.: Lex Brand Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Carice van Houten (JACKIE, BLACK BUTTERFLIES), Benja Bruijning (THE GANG OF OSS, THE CAVE), Thijs Römer (FURIOUS, CHUBBY DRUMS), Jacob Derwig (TIRAMISU, ZUS & ZO). Joram Lürsen: a.o. ALFIE, THE LITTLE WEREWOLF (2011, feature) Awards: Golden All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return Gryphon Giffoni FF, THE MAGICIANS in their lives, where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her (2010, feature) Awards: a.o. husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his inner feelings. His brother Special Jury Prize Montreal Int. Charlie doesn’t want any more responsibilities. Brother-in-law Dick wants his Children’s FF, Audience Award dead wife back. And head of the family Arend just wants to be happy. Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Meanwhile mother Jeannette wants somebody to want her. Best Film Award FICI Madrid, LOVE IS ALL (2007, feature) Awards: Des réalisateurs de LOVE IS ALL, une puissante comédie romantique qui prend une Golden Calf Best Director and Best tournure inattendue. Film Netherlands FF, IN ORANGE (2004, feature) Awards: Grand Prix Tous les membres de la famille De Roover sont arrivés à un moment de leur vie Tokyo Int. FF, Audience Award où ils doivent inévitablement faire des choix cruciaux. Winnie veut un bébé. Kristiansand Int. Children’s FF, Son mari, Rutmer, veut être plus en phase avec ses sentiments intimes. Son frère Charlie refuse toute responsabilité. Dick, leur beau-frère veut qu’on lui Best Children’s Film Tallinn Black rende son épouse décédée. Le chef de famille, Arend, veut tout simplement Nights FF, MY FRENCH AUNT être heureux. Quant à sa femme, Jeanette, elle veut que quelqu’un la désire. GAZEUSE (1996, feature).

From the makers of LOVE IS ALL, a powerful romantic comedy with a twist.

Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

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FAREWELL TO THE MOON Dick Tuinder 100’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: AFSCHEID VAN DE MAAN

Prod: Column Film Sc: Dick Tuinder D.O.P.: Guido van Gennep Completed: spring 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Lotte Proot, Marcel Hensema (THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING), Pauline Greidanus (THE ROCKETEER), Elise Schaap (JACKIE).

A film about life, moon landings and a farewell to expectations… It’s 1972 and NASA is drawing a line under the Apollo moon missions - a decision probably more dramatic than the one taken to start them in the first place. It marks the end of an era. These and other phenomena influence the residents of an apartment building within a provincial town - because they too are on the verge of saying farewell to expectations they had in their lives... Un film sur la vie, les atterrissages sur la lune et un adieu aux espérances...

Dick Tuinder: Second feature film. a.o. WINTERLAND (2009, feature), THE GARDEN OF NOTHING (2009, short), FUNNY DEWDROP (2007, short). Column Film Ph: +31 20 572 2700 info@columnfilm.com www.columnfilm.com

Nous sommes en 1972 et la NASA tire un trait sur les missions Apollo sur la Lune - une décision probablement plus dramatique que celle de lancer le programme. Cela marque la fin d’une époque. Cette décision et d’autres phénomènes influencent les habitants d’un immeuble de résidence situé dans une ville de province - parce qu’eux aussi sont sur le point de dire adieu aux espérances qui animaient leurs vies...

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GREETINGS FROM THE CHEMO Lodewijk Crijns 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: comedy, family Original title: GROETEN VAN DE CHEMO

Prod: BosBros Sc: Lodewijk Crijns D.O.P.: Joost van Herwijnen Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Massimo Pesik, Gijs Blom, Jasha Rudge, Vera van der Horst.

Friendship and hope will always survive. Teenage friends Nick, Olivier and Iwan are residents of a cancer ward. Between treatments they visit other patients, crack jokes with the nurses and run nightly wheelchair races. Their worlds change however when the beautiful Gina (16) arrives, but their friendship, vitality and humour help them keep their heads above water.

Lodewijk Crijns: a.o. ONLY DECENT PEOPLE (2012, feature), SWIMMING PARADISE (2009, short), HEAT/HARARA (2008, TV film), TURKISH CHICK (2006, short), DOCTOR BIRD (2004, short), LOVERBOY (2003, TV film), WITH GREAT JOY (2001, feature), JEZUS IS A PALESTINIAN (1999, feature) Awards: a.o. FIPRESCI Award Mannheim-Heidelberg Int. FF.

L’amitié et l’espoir survivront toujours.

BosBros Les adolescents Nick, Olivier et Iwan sont hospitalisés dans un service de can- Ph: +31 20 524 4030 cérologie. Entre les traitements, les amis vont voir d’autres patients, ils plaisan- info@bosbros.com www.bosbros.nl tent avec les infirmières et la nuit, ils font la course en fauteuil roulant. Cependant, leur univers est transformé lors de l’arrivée de la belle Gina (16 ans), mais leur amitié, leur vitalité et leur humour les aident à tenir le coup.

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HOW TO DESCRIBE A CLOUD David Verbeek 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: coming of age Original title: HOW TO DESCRIBE A CLOUD Prod: Conijn Film Sc: David Verbeek D.O.P.: Jean Counet Completed: January 2013 Language: Mandarin Chinese (English subtitles) Cast: Lu Huang, Wu Pong Fong, Lu Yi Ching

Looking after her blind mother, Liling is confronted with the troublesome co-existence of scientific realism and supernatural sensitivity. When the mother of Liling becomes blind, her daughter is lured back to the small island where she grew up. Through language she tries to connect her mother with the world again. Back in the big city, where Liling has a strange friendship with an older scientist, she begins to become more aware of the value of her imagination. This increases Liling's attraction towards the inexplicable, and little by little she is drawn into a mystery... En s’occupant de sa mère aveugle, Liling doit affronter à la coexistence difficile du réalisme scientifique et de la sensibilité surnaturelle.

David Verbeek: a.o. CLUB ZEUS (2011, feature) Awards: Return of the Tiger Award Int. FF Rotterdam, R U THERE (2009, feature), SHANGHAI TRANCE (2007, feature), MELODY Z (2006, short), SUICIDE HOLIDAY (2005, short), BEAT (2004, feature), NOVEMBER ALWAYS (2004, short). Conijn Film Ph: +31 6 4123 5289 wout@conijnfilm.nl www.facebook.com/ HowToDescribeACloud

Quand sa mère devient aveugle, Liling est de nouveau attirée dans la petite île où elle a grandi. Par le langage, elle essaie de reconnecter sa mère au monde. De retour dans la grande ville où Liling a une étrange amitié avec un scientifique plus âgé, elle devient de plus en plus consciente de la valeur de son imagination. Cela accroît l’attrait que Liling ressent pour l’inexplicable et, peu à peu, elle se retrouve mêlée à un mystère...

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IBIZA Johan Nijenhuis 112’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: VERLIEFD OP IBIZA Prod: 2Houses Co-prod: Farmhouse Film & TV, Johan Nijenhuis & Co Sc: Tijs van Marle, Annelou Verboon, Maarten Lebens D.O.P.: Maarten van Keller Completed: January 2013 Language: Dutch/English/Spanish (English subtitles) Cast: Sanne Vogel (ALIBI), Willeke van Ammelrooy (BRIDE FLIGHT, THE LAKE HOUSE), Rick Engelkes (PETER BELL, PENNY’S SHADOW).

Ibiza: the island where love conquers all. Eleven people. Four stories. One island. Everyone comes to Ibiza with their own expectations, but in the end they all face the same challenges. In lighthearted and comic fashion, four couples get a taste of that universal desire to be something that they can no longer be, and are forced to figure out what comes in its place. Ibiza : l’île où l’amour surmonte tous les obstacles. Onze personnages. Quatre histoires. Une île. Tout le monde va à Ibiza avec ses attentes personnelles, mais au bout du compte, chacun affronte le même défi. Sur un ton léger et comique, quatre couples éprouvent le désir universel d’être quelque chose qu’ils ne peuvent plus être et ils doivent alors arriver à découvrir ce qui le remplacera.

Johan Nijenhuis: a.o. BENNIE BRAT (2011, feature), FUCHSIA THE MINIWITCH (2010, feature) Awards: a.o. Best Children’s Movie 6+ Giffoni FF, ALIBI (2008, feature), ZOOP IN SOUTH AMERICA (2007, feature), ZOOP IN INDIA (2006, feature), ZOOP IN AFRICA (2005, feature), FULL MOON (2002, feature), COSTA! (2001, feature). Johan Nijenhuis & Co Ph: +31 20 760 1960 info@nijenhuisenco.nl www.nijenhuisenco.nl Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group Ph: +31 35 623 5559 danielle@incrediblefilm.nl www.mountainroad.nl

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A LONG STORY Jorien van Nes 93’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: A LONG STORY Prod: Circe Films Co-prod: NTR Sc: Lotje IJzermans D.O.P.: Daniël Bouquet Completed: February 2013 Language: Dutch/Romanian/ English (English subtitles) Cast: Raymond Thiry (BLACK OUT, WINTER IN WARTIME), Victor Copariu, Ioana Flora (HOOKED).

When Doru disappears, leaving his son Mihai behind, Ward takes the boy on a trip to Romania to find his mother. Ward hires a Romanian construction worker, Doru, to paint his house. When Doru suddenly disappears, Ward decides to take care of the man's nine-year-old son Mihai and together they travel to Romania, in search of Mihai’s mother.

Jorien van Nes: First feature film. a.o. ANOTHER PERFECT WORLD (2009, doc), DEN HELDER (2008, short doc), BIOPIG (2007, short), DREAMWORLD (2006, short doc). Circe Films Ph: +31 20 625 3591 info@circe.nl www.circe.nl

Quand Doru disparaît, abandonnant son fils Mihai, Ward emmène le petit garçon en Roumanie pour retrouver sa mère. Ward embauche Doru, un ouvrier du bâtiment roumain, pour peindre sa maison. Quand Doru disparaît brusquement, Ward décide de s’occuper de son fils Mihai, âgé de 9 ans, et ils partent ensemble en Roumanie, à la recherche de la mère de Mihai.

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MADLY IN LOVE Hilde van Mieghem 100’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: SMOORVERLIEFD Prod: Smoorverliefd Film BV Co-prod: Caviar Film Sc: Hilde van Mieghem & Steve The D.O.P.: Jan Rubens Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Susan Visser (TAPED, HEADING WEST), Anna Drijver (BELLICHER: CELL, TONY 10), Johnny de Mol (TAKING CHANCES, BLACK BOOK), Pierre Bokma (QUIZ, SCHLAFKRANKHEIT). Teenage Eva, her mother Judith, Aunt Barbara and big sister Anna work their way through the chaos called love. Romantic comedy that focuses on the tumultuous lives of four strong women living together under one roof, all in pursuit of 'love, peace, and happiness'. First crushes, serial dating, undying lust, baby fever, affairs and indestructible love flame the fires of these women and their chaotic lives. They may be beautiful, courageous and sensible, but they all are a bit lost, and the question remains: can their male counterparts handle this dangerous cocktail of determination and female hormones...?

Hilde van Mieghem: LOVE BELONGS TO EVERYONE (2005, feature), THE KISS (2004, feature), THE SUGARBOWL (1997, short). Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group Ph: +31 35 623 5559 danielle@mountainroad.nl www.mountainroad.nl

L’adolescente Eva, sa mère Judith, tante Barbara et sa grande sœur Anna se frayent un chemin dans le chaos nommé amour. Comédie romantique autour des vies mouvementées de quatre fortes femmes vivant sous le même toit, chacune en quête d’ « amour, paix et bonheur ». Les premiers béguins, rendez-vous en série, désir éternel, envie de maternité, liaisons et affection parentale indéfectible attisent les flammes de ces femmes et de leurs vies chaotiques. Elles sont belles, courageuses et raisonnables, mais aussi un peu perdues. Reste à savoir si leurs pendants masculins sauront gérer ce cocktail explosif de résolution et d’hormones féminines... ?

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THE MARATHON Diederick Koopal 120’ / DCP / colour Genre: comedy Original title: DE MARATHON Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Co-prod: Inspire Pictures Sc: Martin van Waardenberg, Gerard Meuldijk D.O.P.: Jeroen de Bruin Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Stefan de Walle, Martin van Waardenberg, Marcel Hensema (NICK, THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING), Frank Lammers (THE GANG OF OSS, BULLHEAD), Mimoun Oaissa (THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE, KICKS). For four disillusioned men there is more at stake than merely finishing the Rotterdam marathon.

Diederick Koopal: First feature film.

Gerard, Leo, Kees and Nico are four best friends who work together in Gerard's garage. But the business isn't going all that well, so the four friends come up with the brilliant idea of finding a sponsor who will pay them to run the Rotterdam marathon. In this way they can save the garage from bankruptcy. For the four friends however, there is a lot more at stake…

Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Ph: +31 20 666 1892 film@eyeworks.tv www.eyeworks.tv

Pour quatre hommes déçus, l’enjeu ne se limite pas à simplement terminer le marathon de Rotterdam. Gerard, Leo, Kees et Nico sont quatre meilleurs amis qui travaillent ensemble dans le garage de Gerard. Mais les affaires marchent mal et les quatre amis ont l’idée lumineuse de trouver un sponsor qui les parrainera pour courir le marathon de Rotterdam. Ils pourront ainsi sauver le garage de la faillite. Cependant, pour les quatre amis, il y a beaucoup plus en jeu…

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MIKE SAYS GOODBYE! Maria Peters 93’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: DE GROETEN VAN MIKE! Prod: Shooting Star Filmcompany Co-prod: Launch Works Sc: Mirjam Oomkes, Willemine van der Wiel D.O.P.: Erwin Steen Completed: December 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Maas Bronkhuyzen (ALFIE, THE LITTLE WEREWOLF), Faas Wijn (TONY 10), Bracha van Doesburgh (TOO FAT, TOO FURIOUS, SCHNITZEL PARADISE), Carine Crutzen (CALLED TO THE BAR, MAJESTY). Mike's mother doesn't arrive to pick him up from hospital. Will he get to celebrate Christmas at home?

Maria Peters: a.o. SONNY BOY (2011, feature), XTC JUST DON’T DO IT (2006, feaMike is hospitalized for many months and wants to go home. But when he is ture), PETER BELL 2 (2003, feature), released, his mother never shows up to take him home. The day before PETER BELL (2002, feature), LITTLE Christmas Mike is sent off to a children's institution. How will he manage to CRUMB (1999, feature) Awards: celebrate Christmas at home together with his mum? Children’s Jury Award Chicago Int. Children’s Festival, Special Jury La mère de Mike n’arrive pas à venir le chercher à l’hôpital. Pourra-t-il fêter Noël à Award WorldFest Houston, THE la maison ? PURSE SNATCHER (1995, feature) Mike a passé de longs mois à l’hôpital et il veut rentrer chez lui. Mais quand on Awards: Crystal Bear Berlin Int. FF. l’autorise à sortir, sa mère ne vient pas le chercher. La veille de Noël, on envoie Shooting Star Filmcompany Mike dans un foyer d’accueil pour enfants. Comment parviendra-t-il à fêter Ph: +31 20 624 7272 Noël chez lui avec sa maman ? info@shootingstar.nl www.shootingstar.nl Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group Ph: +31 35 623 5559 danielle@mountainroad.nl www.mountainroad.nl

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MY DAD’S A DETECTIVE: THE BATTLE Will Wissink 82’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: MIJN VADER IS EEN DETECTIVE: THE BATTLE Prod: A’dam Films Sc: Zebi Damen D.O.P.: Joost Dankelman Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Cees Geel (SIMON), Tjeerd Melchers, Jasmin Pasteuning, Rick Mackenbach (MY DAD’S A DETECTIVE: THE MYSTERIOUS FORTRESS ISLAND, WITCHES PARADISE). Will Wissink: MY DAD’S A DETECTIVE: WITCHES PARADISE (2011, feature), MY DAD’S A DETECTIVE: THE While private eye Max is busy thwarting a vengeful criminal, his kids enter MYSTERIOUS FORTRESS ISLAND their band into a television talent show and are swept into an increasingly (2009, feature) Awards: a.o. Best fierce competition. Because some people will do anything to win... But of Youth Film Vittorio Veneto Int. FF, course the film is not only about fame. It’s also about love and friendship. This DROPOUTS (1999, feature) Awards: series, based on an original idea, gives a traditional youth film concept - smart Best European Screenplay Euro children living in a world of bungling adults - a sharp and modern look. FF Moravia, Special Jury Award Troia Int. FF. Le dernier épisode de la série de films humoristiques, pleins d’action et populaires MY DAD’S A DETECTIVE. A’dam Films Tandis que le détective privé Max tente de contrecarrer un criminel rancunier, Ph: +31 20 489 9022 mail@amsterdamfilms.nl ses enfants inscrivent leur groupe à un concours musical télévisé et sont entraînés dans une compétition acharnée. Car certains feront tout pour gagnwww.amsterdamfilms.nl er... Mais naturellement, le sujet du film n’est pas uniquement la célébrité. C’est aussi l’amour et l’amitié. Cette série, reposant sur une idée originale, donne de la vivacité et de la modernité à un concept cinématographique s’adressant aux jeunes - des enfants débrouillards dans un univers d’adultes incapables.

The latest installment of the humorous, action-packed, and popular MY DAD'S A DETECTIVE film series.

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THE NEW WORLD Jaap van Heusden 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: DE NIEUWE WERELD Prod: IJswater Films Co-prod: NTR Sc: Rogier de Blok D.O.P.: Jan Moeskops Completed: January 2013 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Bianca Krijgsman (ALFIE, THE LITTLE WEREWOLF, BENNIE BRAT), Isaka Sawadogo (CABO, SALIF). Jaap van Heusden: Second feature film. a.o. DRONE (2011, short), WIN/WIN A chance meeting between a Dutch cleaner and an African asylum seeker leads to an (2010, feature), ONE DAY (2008, unexpected relationship and ten extraordinary days. short), ANDERMAN (2006, short doc), PARPARIM (2006, short). Mirte is the grumpiest cleaner in the airport immigration centre, a single mother who cannot take care of her 9-year-old son, just managing to keep a IJswater Films grip on her life by following a strict set of routines. That is until Luke arrives, a Ph: +31 20 442 1760 West African refugee who is not put off by her aggression. During the ten days films@ijswater.nl of his asylum procedure their disruptive encounters lead to an unexpected relawww.ijswater.nl tionship that will challenge Mirte to change her life. La rencontre fortuite d’une femme de ménage néerlandaise avec un demandeur d’asile africain mène à une relation inattendue et dix jours extraordinaires. Mirte est la femme de ménage la plus revêche du centre d’immigration de l’aéroport, une mère célibataire incapable de s’occuper de son fils de 9 ans. Elle arrive de justesse à maîtriser sa vie grâce à une routine stricte. Du moins, jusqu’à l’arrivée de Luke, un réfugié d’Afrique occidentale que son agressivité ne rebute pas. Pendant les dix jours de sa procédure d’asile, leurs rencontres perturbatrices mènent à une relation inattendue qui mettra Mirte au défi de changer sa vie.

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ONLY DECENT PEOPLE Lodewijk Crijns 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: comedy, drama Original title: ALLEEN MAAR NETTE MENSEN

Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: BNN Sc: Lodewijk Crijns D.O.P.: Menno Westendorp Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Geza Weisz (HAPPY END, TIMBUKTU), Imanuelle Grives, Annet Malherbe (TONY 10, FUCHSIA THE MINI-WITCH), Jeroen Krabbé (ALBERT SCHWEITZER, THE DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN). An apolitical and irreligious film about the clash between social and cultural classes, based on the novel by Robert Vuijsje. Well-bred David, who is engaged to an equally well-bred girl within the Jewish social circle of his educated middle class parents in the posh district of Amsterdam, discovers he has a craving for black beauties with big boobs and buttocks from the suburbs. He dumps his girlfriend, drops out of college and sets out on a quest for his dream. Un film apolitique et irréligieux sur le conflit entre les classes sociales et culturelles, d’après le roman de Robert Vuisje. David, un garçon de bonne famille, est fiancé avec une fille d’aussi bonne famille, issue de la même petite bourgeoisie juive que ses parents itellectuels. Il habite le quartier huppé d’Amsterdam et découvre qu’il désire ardemment les belles blacks aux gros seins et grosses fesses de la banlieue. Il plaque sa fiancée, abandonne ses études et se lance à la recherche de son rêve.

Lodewijk Crijns: a.o. SWIMMING PARADISE (2009, short), HEAT/HARARA (2008, TV film), TURKISH CHICK (2006, short), DOCTOR BIRD (2004, short), LOVERBOY (2003, TV film), WITH GREAT JOY (2001, feature), JEZUS IS A PALESTINIAN (1999, feature) Awards: a.o. FIPRESCI Award Mannheim-Heidelberg Int. FF. Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group Ph: +31 35 623 5559 danielle@mountainroad.nl www.mountainroad.nl

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REGRET! Dave Schram 95’ / DCP / colour Genre: highschool drama Original title: SPIJT! Prod: Shooting Star Filmcompany Co-prod: KRO Sc: Maria Peters, Dick van den Heuvel D.O.P.: Erwin Steen Completed: February 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Robin Boissevain (THE THRONE), Stefan Collier (THE INDIAN, BEATRIX: A QUEEN BESIEGED), Dorus Witte (VIPER’S NEST).

David finally defends his friend Jochem who is bullied at school, but do his actions come too late? Jochem's classmates bully him all the time. His friend David doesn't join in, but he is scared to say anything. On the face of it Jochem doesn't seem to let the harrassment get to him, but one morning the headmaster tells the class that he didn't come home after a party. David feels guilty. Together with a friend, he sets out to find Jochem and tell him they are sorry. But during their search, they find Jochem’s bagpack in a lake…

Dave Schram: FURIOUS (2011, feature), LOVER OR LOSER (2009, feature), DESPERATE (2008, feature), TIMBUKTU (2007, feature). Shooting Star Filmcompany Ph: +31 20 624 7272 info@shootingstar.nl www.shootingstar.nl

David finit par défendre son ami Jochem qui est victime de brimades à l’école. Mais est-il trop tard ? Les camarades de classe de Jochem le briment continuellement. Son ami David ne participe pas aux brimades, mais il a trop peur pour parler. Jochem fait comme si ça lui était égal, mais un jour, le principal annonce aux élèvent que Jochem n’est pas rentré après une soirée de classe. David se sent coupable. Avec un ami, il part rechercher Jochem pour s’excuser auprès de lui. Mais durant leurs recherches, ils trouvent le sac à dos de Jochem dans un lac…

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SILENT ONES Ricky Rijneke 95’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: A CSENDESEK Prod: Rotterdam Films Sc: Ricky Rijneke D.O.P.: Gergely Pohárnok, Jean Paul de Zaeytijd Completed: early 2013 Language: Hungarian (English subtitles) Cast: Orsi Tóth (WOMEN WITHOUT MEN, LOURDES), Roland Rába (SOMEONE’S KNOCKING, THE LAST SUPPER), Fatih Dervisoglu.

After her brother's disappearance, a young woman leaves aboard a cargo ship to keep her promise of finding a better life. Csilla, a Hungarian woman wakes up inside a crashed car, not knowing where her brother is. Upset, she boards a cargo ship heading to Western Europe, fleeing her country and her past. At sea Gábor, a self-proclaimed businessman, turns out to be a brute. When her last souvenir of her brother is stolen she loses grip on her life completely. Her journey turns into a surreal trip on the fragile edge of life and death. Après la disparition de son frère, une jeune femme s’embarque sur un cargo pour tenir sa promesse de trouver une vie meilleure.

Ricky Rijneke: First feature film. WING, THE FISH THAT TALKED BACk (2007, short) Awards: a.o. Best Debut Int. Debut FF Scenecs, Jury Award and Audience Award Festi Courts Côte Bleue, Best International Short Jacksonville Int. FF. Rotterdam Films Ph: +31 10 465 8565 info@rotterdamfilms.nl www.rotterdamfilms.nl

Csilla, une Hongroise, se réveille dans une voiture accidentée sans savoir où est son frère. Elle est bouleversée et s’embarque sur un cargo en partance pour l’Europe de l’Ouest pour fuir son pays et son passé. En mer, Gábor, un homme d’affaires autoproclamé, se révèle être une brute. Quand il lui dérobe le dernier souvenir de son frère, elle perd toute maîtrise de sa vie. Son voyage se transforme en périple surréaliste balançant entre la vie et la mort.

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SUB. SAM Barbara Bredero 81’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: MEES KEES Prod: PV Pictures Sc: Tijs van Marle D.O.P.: Guido van Gennep Completed: September 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Willem Voogd (OYSTERS AT NAM KEE'S), Sanne Wallis de Vries (KILLER BABES), Felix Osinga, Brent Thomassen.

A hilarious family film chronicling the misadventures of a young intern teacher at an elementary school. The arrival of Sub. Sam, as the kids soon nickname him, couldn’t have come at a better time for Tobias. Because Tobias is pretty smart and cheerful and super funny, but Miss Sanne could never see it. She could just see his problems. And okay, his father may be d-e-a-d and his mother lies in bed all day, but he doesn’t want to think of that at school. And with Sub. Sam, he doesn’t have to…

Barbara Bredero: Second feature film. MORRISON GETS A BABY SISTER (2008, feature) Awards: Best Director CIFEJ Frankfurt, Bronze Cairo Award Cairo Int. FF for Children, LOVE FROM THE LINNAEUSSTRAAT (2007, short). PV Pictures Ph: +31 35 677 4776 mail@pvpictures.nl www.pvpictures.nl

Un film familial hilarant qui raconte les mésaventures d’un jeune instituteur stagiaire dans une école primaire. L’arrivée de Sub. Sam, comme le surnomment rapidement les enfants, n’aurait pas pu tomber à un meilleur moment pour Tobias. C’est parce que Tobias est intelligent, de nature enjouée et très drôle, mais Mademoiselle Sanne ne s’en rendait pas compte. Elle ne voyait que les problèmes. C’est vrai, son père est m-o-r-t et sa mère passe ses journées au lit, mais Tobias ne veut pas y penser à l’école. Et avec le nouveau maître, il n’y est plus obligé…

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TRICKED Paul Verhoeven 85’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: STEEKSPEL Prod: FCCE Sc: Kim van Kooten, Robert Alberdingk Thijm, Paul Verhoeven & 397 participants D.O.P.: Lennert Hillege Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Peter Blok (THE RENOVATION), Pieter Tiddens (EEP!, BLACK BOOK), Ricky Koole (KAUWBOY, SONNY BOY), Sallie Harmsen (THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING, LOFT). Lies always backfire. A story of lies and betrayal only Paul Verhoeven can tell. After international hits such as ROBOCOP, BASIC INSTINCT and BLACK BOOK, Verhoeven took on a new challenge. Through social media, he let himself be led by the public, who determined all the crucial elements within the filmmaking process. In the first part, we are introduced to the Verhoeven Experience. His charisma and passion for cinema attracted many aspiring young talents to this adventure. In the second part, we look at the result of this creative experience: a drama of lies and betrayal. Les mensonges font toujours boomerang. Une histoire de mensonges et de trahison que seul Paul Verhoeven pouvait raconter. Après des succès internationaux comme ROBOCOP, BASIC INSTINCT et BLACK BOOK, Verhoeven a relevé un nouveau défi. Par les médias sociaux, il s’est laissé guidé par le public qui a déterminé tous les éléments cruciaux de la réalisation du film. La première partie nous présente la Verhoeven Experience. Son charisme et sa passion pour le cinéma ont attiré beaucoup de jeunes talents en herbe. La deuxième partie nous montre le résultat de cette expérience créative : un drame de mensonges et de trahison.

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Paul Verhoeven: a.o. BLACK BOOK (2006, feature) Awards: Best Foreign Film Austin Film Critics Award, Young Cinema Award for Best Int. Film Venice FF, HOLLOW MAN (2000, feature), STARSHIP TROOPERS (1997, feature), BASIC INSTINCT (1992, feature), TOTAL RECALL (1990, feature), ROBOCOP (1987, feature). FCCE Ph: +31 20 630 1030 c.audran@fcce.tv www.fcce.tv

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TULA THE REVOLT Jeroen Leinders 120’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: TULA THE REVOLT Prod: FishEye Feature Films Sc: Curtis Holt Hawkins D.O.P.: Dolph van Stapele Completed: April 2013 Language: English Cast: Jeroen Krabbé (ONLY DECENT PEOPLE, THE DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN), Danny Glover (LETHAL WEAPON), Paul Bazely (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), Obi Abili (MIND CLOSURE). Jeroen Leinders: First feature film. A story reflecting the centuries of conflict between black and white people, the effects FishEye Feature Films of which still haunt us today. jeroen@leinders.nl www.tulathemovie.com An international English-language character movie about Tula, the leader of the slave uprising on the Dutch island of Curacao in 1795. The true story of a man who dared to stand up against his oppressors, leading his people in a peaceful march for freedom, equality and brotherhood, desperately fighting for what he believed in. TULA, THE REVOLT is a remarkable story about a remarkable man and his fight for justice, re-emphasising the universal important values: equality, freedom and brotherhood. Une histoire sur les conflits séculaires entre les noirs et les blancs dont les conséquences nous hantent encore aujourd’hui. Un film international, en anglais, sur Tula, le leader de la révolte des esclaves sur l’île néerlandaise de Curaçao en 1795. C’est l’histoire vraie d’un homme qui osa se révolter contre ses oppresseurs, menant son peuple dans une marche pacifique pour la liberté, l’égalité et la fraternité, dans un combat désespéré pour défendre ses convictions. TULA, THE REVOLT est une histoire remarquable sur un homme remarquable et son combat pour la justice, qui souligne les valeurs universelles : liberté, égalité, fraternité.

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VALENTINO Remy van Heugten length tbc / DCP / colour Genre: comedy Original title: VALENTINO Prod: Lemming Film Co-prod: Launch Works Sc: Marco van Geffen, Remy van Heugten, Don Duyns D.O.P.: Mark van Aller Completed: spring 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Najib Amhali (THE PRESIDENT, MANSLAUGHTER), Elise Schaap (JACKIE, HEADING WEST), Derek de Lint (THE LETTER FOR THE KING, BLACK BOOK), Johnny de Mol (TAKING CHANCES, BLACK BOOK). Salesman Valentino is about to be promoted and marry his beloved Monique, the boss's daughter. But Valentino has a secret... Valentino (39) is a successful Italian Maserati salesman and engaged to Monique, the boss's daughter. He is about to be promoted and marry his great love. But Valentino has a problem; he's not Italian! When his father suffers a heart attack, he makes an emotional appeal to his son. Valentino agrees, but his promotion is subsequently put in jeopardy. And to make matters worse, Monique starts to doubt him. To keep the love of his life, Valentino must drop the Italian facade...

Remy van Heugten: Second feature film. a.o. SMOKE LIKE A TURK (2012, short), WHITE FISH (2009, feature), THE TANGOMAN (2009, short), WET (2009, short), CHICKEN (2007, short).

Lemming Film Ph: +31 20 661 0424 Le vendeur Valentino va bientôt monter en grade et épouser sa bien-aimée Monique, info@lemmingfilm.com www.lemmingfilm.com la fille du patron. Mais Valentino a un secret... Valentino (39 ans) est un vendeur italien de Maserati qui réussit et est fiancé à Monique, la fille du patron. Il va bientôt être promu et épouser son grand amour. Mais Valentino a un problème : il n’est pas Italien ! Son père fait une crise cardiaque et il en appelle à ses sentiments. Valentino accepte, mais cela compromet sa promotion. Pour ne rien arranger, Monique commence à douter de lui. Pour garder l’amour de sa vie, Valentino doit ôter son masque italien.

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DIE WELT Alex Pitstra 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: DIE WELT Prod: Alex Pitstra Media Co-prod: Schaftkip Films Sc: Alex Pitstra, Thijs Gloger, Abdallah Rezgui D.O.P.: Thijs Gloger Completed: November 2012 Language: Arabic/English/Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Abdelhamid Nawara, Mohsen Ben Hassen, Rahma Ben Hassen, Ilse Heus.

Tunisia dreams of a better Tunisia. Abdallah dreams of a better life. DIE WELT is a moral drama about a society caught in the vacuum between dictatorship and democracy. We follow in the footsteps of a young DVD salesman Abdallah, who is becoming increasingly frustrated by his inability to create a fulfilling existence for himself. He is faced with the choice to stay or leave his country. But is life really better on the other side of the Mediterranean? This feature debut shows contemporary Tunisia with renewed cinematic audacity.

Alex Pitstra: First feature film. TRAGIC RELIEF (2011, short), SOLEX (2006, short), MIXTAPE (2003, short). Alex Pitstra Media Ph: +31 6 5261 3513 alexpitstra@gmail.com www.alexpitstra.nl

La Tunisie rêve d’une Tunisie meilleure. Abdallah rêve d’une vie meilleure. DIE WELT est un drame moral sur une société prise dans le vide qui sépare la dictature et la démocratie. Nous suivons la trace d’un jeune vendeur de DVD, Abdallah, qui est toujours plus frustré de ne pas parvenir à se créer une vie épanouissante. Il doit choisir entre rester ou quitter son pays. Mais la vie estelle meilleure de l’autre côté de la Méditerranée ? Ce premier long métrage montre la Tunise contemporaine avec une audace cinématographique redoublée.

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WOLF Jim Taihuttu 120’ / DCP / b&w Genre: thriller, crime Original title: WOLF Prod: Habbekrats Co-prod: NTR Sc: Jim Taihuttu D.O.P.: Lennart Verstegen Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch/Arabic/ French/Turkish (English subtitles) Cast: Marwan Kenzari (RABAT, LOFT), Nasrdin Dchar (RABAT, TIRZA), Raymond Thiry (BLACK OUT, WINTER IN WARTIME), Cahit Ölmez (MAY 6TH, KAUWBOY).

In WOLF the worlds of kickboxing and organised crime collide. Majid (Marwan Kenzari) is a talented kickboxer from a grey, anonymous suburb in the Netherlands. As his fighting prowess brings him increasing notoriety, both in and outside the ring, the lines of demarcation between the worlds of kickboxing and organised crime begin to blur, and Majid begins to lose sight of what it is he really wants… Dans WOLF, les univers du kick-boxing et du crime organisé se heurtent. Majid (Marwan Kenzari) est un kick-boxeur plein de talent, issu d’une morne banlieue anonyme aux Pays-Bas. Alors que ses prouesses au combat lui apportent une notoriété grandissante, sur le ring comme en dehors, les lignes de démarcation entre l’univers du kick-boxing et du crime organisé commencent à s’estomper et Majid se met à perdre de vue ce qu’il veut vraiment...

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Jim Taihuttu: Second feature film. RABAT (2011, feature) Awards: Audience Award Kosmorama Trondheim Int. FF, Best Director and Best Feature Amal Festival (Santiago de Compostela), DOMINIQUE (2010, short), WOLKEN #2 (2009, short), CARESSE (2009, short), WLADIMIR (2007, short). Habbekrats Ph: +31 20 330 0324 info@habbekrats.nl www.habbekrats.nl

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&ME Norbert ter Hall 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic drama Original title: &ME Prod: Phanta Vision Film International Co-prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama (BE), Unafilm (DE) Sc: Norbert ter Hall D.O.P.: Richard van Oosterhout Completed: December 2012 Language: English/French/ German/Spanish/Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Mark Waschke (BARBARA, SCHILF), Veronica Echequi (THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY, KATMANDU), Teun Luijkx (TIME TO SPARE). Three loners from Berlin, Sitges and Amsterdam unite in Brussels, the city of… unifi- Norbert ter Hall: cation. In this unconventional love-story, l’amour, c’est bizarre. Second feature film. a.o. MONTE CARLO (2001, feature). Eduard, gay and disillusioned, leaves Berlin for Brussels both for a new job in the European Parliament and a new life. There he meets the beautiful and idePhanta Vision Film alistic young lawyer Edurne, from Spain. When she falls in love with him he is International surprised by this strange new experience, and so decides to fall in love with her Ph: +31 20 626 0255 too. But then the mysterious Richard comes on the scene. Will he be the glue film@phantavision.com that holds them together or the wedge that drives them apart? www.phantavision.com Trois solitaires de Berlin, Sitges et Amsterdam s’unissent à Bruxelles, la ville de... l’union. Dans cette histoire d’amour originale, l’amour, c’est bizarre. Eduard, gay et déçu, quitte Berlin pour Bruxelles à la fois pour un nouveau poste au Parlement européen et une nouvelle vie. Il y rencontre la belle jeune avocate idéaliste Edurne, qui vient d’Espagne. Quand elle tombe amoureuse de lui, cette nouvelle expérience l’étonne et il décide donc de tomber aussi amoureux d’elle. Mais c’est alors que le mystérieux Richard entre en scène. Sera-t-il le ciment qui maintient leur union ou celui qui les éloignera l’un de l’autre ?

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ABOVE MY HEAD Eugenie Jansen 100’ / DCP 3D / colour Genre: drama Original title: ONDERSTEBOVEN Prod: De Productie Co-prod: Minds Meet (BE) Sc: Kim Niekerk, Patrick Minks D.O.P.: Adri Schrover, 3D: Kommer Kleijn Completed: March 2013 Language: Dutch/Flemish/ English/Kalimaroy (English subtitles) Cast: Shayleah Sands, Gaëtano Debyser, Maarten Baes, Frida Neels. Eugenie Jansen: a.o. FIELDS OF MARGRATEN (2009, After death, do you become a star in the firmament, or do you simply rot away doc), CALIMUCHO (2008, feature), underground? FORELAND (2005, doc) Awards: a.o. Award of Excellence "It's impossible to forget someone you really loved," concludes eleven-year-old Yamagata Int. Doc FF, THE ROYAL Shay, who stubbornly refuses to budge after the death of her mother. Her WEDDING TAPES (2003, doc), father believes otherwise. "You have to move on, there is no choice, the world THE RULES OF FLYING (2003, drags you along," he replies. This film tells the story of an amputated family short), SLEEPING ROUGH (2002, that uproots to a new world which seems to be held captive within its own past. feature) Awards: a.o. Tiger Award Each star travels its own way across the universe. Int. FF Rotterdam, Ecumenical Jury Award Mannheim-Heidelberg Après la mort, devient-on une étoile dans le firmament, ou pourrit-on simplement Int. FF. sous terre ? « Il est impossible d’oublier quelqu’un qu’on aimait vraiment, » conclut Shay, une fillette de onze ans qui s’obstine dans son opinion après la mort de sa mère. Son père est d’un autre avis. « Il faut passer à autre chose, on n’a pas le choix, le monde t’entraîne malgré toi, » répond-il. Ce film raconte l’histoire d’une famille amputée qui part dans un nouveau monde qui semble prisonnier de son propre passé. Chaque étoile décrit sa propre trajectoire dans l’univers.

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BOBBY AND THE GHOST HUNTERS Martin Lagestee 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: BOBBY EN DE GEESTENJAGERS

Sanne (13) joins her father on a ghost-hunting mission on the steamship Rotterdam. When the ghost of young Bobby tells Sanne he would really like to see his mother one more time before passing through to the hereafter, Sanne decides to help him and the other ghosts in solving their earthly problems. But that’s easier said then done... Sanne (13 ans) accompagne son père à la chasse au fantôme sur le paquebot Rotterdam. Quand le fantôme du jeune Bobby dit à Sanne qu’il aimerait vraiment revoir sa mère une dernière fois avant de passer dans l’au-delà, Sanne décide d’aider Bobby et les autres fantômes à résoudre leurs problèmes terrestres. Mais c’est plus facile à dire qu’à faire...

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Prod: Lagestee Film Co-prod: Mollywood (BE) Sc: Nancy Stevelinck, Martin Dewitte, Wijo Koek, Martin Lagestee D.O.P.: Maarten van Keller Completed: December 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Hanna Obbeek (COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, SECRET LETTER), Nils Verkooijen (COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, SECRET LETTER), Eva Van der Gucht (COOL KIDS DON’T CRY, CHUBBY DRUMS). Martin Lagestee: PIPO AND THE PEARLY KNIGHT (2003, feature), CLAIM (2001, feature), THE RED SWAN (1999, feature), ANGIE (1993, feature), SANDCASTLES (1992, doc), PAPER WALLS (1980, short). Lagestee Film Ph: +31 20 627 3374 info@lagesteefilm.nl www.lagesteefilm.nl

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BORGMAN Alex van Warmerdam 125’ / DCP / colour Genre: black comedy Original title: BORGMAN Prod: Graniet Film Co-prod: Epidemic (BE), Angel Films (DK) Sc: Alex van Warmerdam D.O.P.: Tom Erisman Completed: April 2013 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Jan Bijvoet (THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN), Hadewich Minnis (MIKE SAYS GOODBYE, HER MAJESTY), Jeroen Perceval (BULLHEAD). Alex van Warmerdam: a.o. THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK (2008, feature) Awards: European Is Camiel Borgman a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real Cinema Award Venice Int. FF, embodiment of our fears? Borgman's arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern WAITER (2006, feature), GRIMM suburbia is very sinister. His presence unleashes a crowing gallery of distortion (2003, feature), LITTLE TONY (1998, around the careful facade constructed by an arrogant, comfortable couple, feature), THE DRESS (1996, featheir three children and their nanny. ture) Awards: FIPRESCI Award Venice Int. FF, THE NORTHERNERS « et ils descendirent sur terre pour renforcer leurs rangs... » (1992, feature) Awards: EFA Camiel Borgman est-il une chimère ou un démon, une allégorie tordue ou une European Film Award for Best Young Film, Best Score and Best incarnation par trop réelle de nos angoisses ? L’arrivée de Borgman dans les Art Director. rues clôturées d’une banlieue moderne est particulièrement sinistre. Sa présence déclenche une série d’événements choquants autour de la façade Graniet Film soigneusement érigée d’un couple arrogant et aisé, de leur trois enfants et de leur nurse. Ph: +31 20 606 0630 info@granietfilm.nl www.granietfilm.nl "and they descended upon the earth to strengthen their ranks…"

Sales: Fortissimo Ph: +31 20 627 3215 info@fortissimo.nl www.fortissimo.nl

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CHEZ NOUS Tim Oliehoek 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: action comedy Original title: CHEZ NOUS Prod: BosBros Co-prod: Ciné Cri de Coeur (BE) Sc: Frank Houtappels D.O.P.: Rolf Dekens Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Alex Klaasen (HAPPILY EVER AFTER, LOVE IS ALL), Achmed Akkabi (THE PRESIDENT, RABAT), Thomas Acda (ALL STARS 2: OLD STARS, LOVER OR LOSER), Anita Meyer.

Extraordinary guys, an ordinary robbery. A ‘gay friendly’ pub, threatened with bankruptcy, is destined to become the property of a powerful night-time entertainment magnate. To prevent this sale the regular customers (an extraordinary group of friends) plan to commit a heist during the Amsterdam Gay Pride. They want to steal a diamond necklace worth millions from the Royal Museum and save their favourite hangout. But can they succeed? Des types extraordinaires, un casse ordinaire.

Tim Oliehoek: PIZZAMAFFIA (2010, feature), SPY OF ORANGE (2009, feature), TOO FAT TOO FURIOUS (2005, feature). BosBros Ph: +31 20 524 4030 info@bosbros.com www.bosbros.nl

Un bar gay, menacé de faillite, risque d’être racheté par un magnat de la vie nocturne. Pour éviter cette vente, les habitués du bar (un groupe extraordinaire d’amis) se préparent à commettre un casse pendant la Gay Pride d’Amsterdam. Ils veulent voler, dans le Musée Royal, un collier de diamants qui vaut des millions d’euros pour sauver ainsi leur endroit favori. Mais leur plan va-t-il réussir ?

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THE GIRL AND DEATH Jos Stelling 124’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic drama Original title: HET MEISJE EN DE DOOD Prod: Jos Stelling Films Co-prod: Ma.ja.de Fiction (DE), TVIndie Film Production (RU) Sc: Jos Stelling, Bert Rijkelijkhuizen D.O.P.: Goert Giltay Completed: June 2012 Language: Russian/French/ German (English subtitles) Cast: Sylvia Hoeks (TIRZA, THE GANG OF OSS), Leonid Bichevin (CARGO 200), Sergey Makovetsky (DUSKA), Renata Litvinova (PASSIONS). Jos Stelling: a.o. DUSKA (2007, feature), THE GALLERY (2004, short) Awards: Based on an original script by Jos Stelling and Bert Rijkelijkhuizen, THE GIRL Third Prize New York FF, Grand AND DEATH tells the story of the Russian physician Nicolai who returns to the Prix Tirana FF, THE GAS STATION place where he first met his great love, the courtesan Elise, half a century ago, (2000, short) Awards: Grand Prix and relives his romantic tragedy. A tale of love obstructed by materialism, Mediawave Festival (Hungary), NO wealth and the threat of death. TRAINS NO PLANES (1999, feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Gryphon St Une éternelle histoire d’amour et de mort dans laquelle le passé et le présent ne font Petersburg Int. FF, THE FLYING plus qu’un. DUTCHMAN (1995, feature). A timeless story of love and death in which past and present become one.

D’après un scénario original de Jos Stelling et Bert Rijkelijkhuizen, THE GIRL DEATH raconte l’histoire du médecin russe Nicolai qui revient sur les lieux de sa première rencontre avec son grand amour, la courtisane Elise, il y a un demi-siècle, et revit sa tragédie romantique. Une histoire d’amour entravé par le matérialisme, la richesse et la menace de la mort.

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IN YOUR NAME Marco van Geffen length tbc / 35mm, DCP / colour Genre: drama, thriller Original title: IN JOUW NAAM Prod: Lemming Film Co-prod: A Private View (BE), KinoElektron (FR) Sc: Jolein Laarman, Marco van Geffen D.O.P.: Ton Peters Completed: mid 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Barry Atsma (LOFT, THE STORM), Elise Schaap (JACKIE, HEADING WEST). Director Marco van Geffen

Marco van Geffen: Second feature film. After a normal, happy couple lose their newborn baby, the husband can only see one AMONG US (2011, feature) solution when she gets pregnant again… Awards: CICAE Award and Special Mention Ecumenical A man follows a woman in his car. When she crosses the street, he accelerates Award Locarno FF, MY SISTER and runs her over. The woman is dead, the man devastated. We learn that they (2006, short), ALL SOULS – DYLAN are husband and wife and that they were perfectly happy. But after their first(2005, short). born died, nothing suddenly seemed as it was. Where she tried to be strong, he started seeing her strength as a denial of his grief, of his loss, of his very being. Lemming Film Ph: +31 20 661 0424 Après qu’un couple normal et heureux perd son nouveau-né, le mari ne voit qu’une info@lemmingfilm.com solution lorsqu’elle est de nouveau enceinte... www.lemmingfilm.com Un homme suit une femme en voiture. Quand elle traverse la rue, il accélère et la renverse. La femme meurt, l’homme est brisé. Nous découvrons qu’ils sont mariés et étaient parfaitement heureux. Mais après la mort de leur premier-né, plus rien ne semble plus comme avant. Alors qu’elle s’efforçait d’être forte, il a commencé à considérer sa force comme le déni du chagrin qu’il éprouve, de sa perte, de son être même.

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IT’S ALL SO QUIET Nanouk Leopold 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: BOVEN IS HET STIL Prod: Circe Films, N279 Entertainment Co-prod: Coin Film (DE) Sc: Nanouk Leopold D.O.P.: Frank van den Eeden Completed: March 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Jeroen Willems (LENA, SONGS OF LOVE AND HATE), Henry Garcin (ÇA SE SOIGNE), Martijn Lakemeier (LOVER OR LOSER, WINTER IN WARTIME), Wim Obrouck (ISABELLE, ODD ONE OUT). A middle aged farmer, living with his old and bedridden father, tries to find truth in life. Helmer, a single farmer in his fifties, lives with his aged, bedridden father in the Dutch countryside. His working days are marked by the visits of milk collector Johan, a man of his own age for whom Helmer holds a secret fascination. One day Helmer decides to renovate the house, buying himself a new double bed and moving his father upstairs. His life gains even more momentum, however, when adolescent farmhand Henk comes to help him out.

Nanouk Leopold: BROWNIAN MOVEMENT (2010, feature), WOLFSBERGEN (2007, feature) Awards: Special Mention Caligari Film Prize Berlin Int. FF, GUERNSEY (2005, feature), ILES FLOTTANTES (2000, feature).

Un agriculteur d’âge moyen qui vit avec son père grabataire essaie de découvrir la vérité dans la vie.

Circe Films Ph: +31 20 625 3591 info@circe.nl www.circe.nl

Helmer, un agriculteur célibataire quinquagénaire vit avec son vieux père grabataire dans la campagne néerlandaise. Ses journées de travail sont marquées par les visites du ramasseur de lait Johan, un homme du même âge que lui à qui il voue une fascination secrète. Un jour, Helmer décide de s’acheter un grand lit et d’installer son père à l’étage. Cependant, sa vie s’intensifie encore lorsque le jeune ouvrier agricole Henk vient lui donner un coup de main.

N279 Entertainment Ph: +31 20 422 9199 info@n279entertainment.com www.n279entertainment.com Sales: Films Distribution Ph: +33 1 5310 3399 info@filmsdistribution.com www.filmsdistribution.com

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LAND. Jan Willem van Ewijk 110’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: LAND. Prod: Augustus Productions Co-prod: Man’s Film (BE), Endorphine Produktion (DE) Sc: Jan Willem van Ewijk D.O.P.: Jasper Wolf Completed: May 2013 Language: French/Arabic/ Dutch/English (English subtitles) Cast: Fettah Ahllamara, Thekla Reuten (THE AMERICAN, THE SILENT ARMY), Mohamed Majd (SYRIANA, 1000 MONTHS), Jan Willem van Ewijk (NU.). Jan Willem van Ewijk: Moroccan surfer Fettah sets off on an epic journey towards Europe… on his windsurf Second feature film. board. NU. (2006, feature) Awards: Grand Prix European LAND. tells the story of the young Moroccan Fettah who has befriended the Independent FF (Paris). tourists that visit his tiny fishing village to windsurf. Here he meets the Dutch Alexandra. He tries not to fall in love, yet when Alexandra leaves his heart feels Augustus Productions broken. The empty village feels, more than ever, like a prison. Finally Fettah Ph: +31 23 551 0069 sets off on an epic journey across the Mediterranean towards Europe on his info@augustusfilm.com windsurf board. But the pursuit of dreams doesn’t come without sacrifice. www.augustusfilm.com Fettah, un surfeur marocain, se lance dans un voyage épique à destination de l’Europe... sur sa planche à voile. LAND. raconte l’histoire du jeune Marocain Fettah qui s’est lié d’amitié avec les touristes qui viennent surfer dans son minuscule village de pêcheur. Il rencontre la Néerlandaise Alexandra. Il essaie de ne pas tomber amoureux, mais quand Alexandra part, il a le cœur brisé. Le village désert ressemble plus que jamais à une prison. Finalement, Fettah se lance dans une traversée épique de la Méditerranée pour rejoindre l’Europe sur sa planche à voile. Mais la poursuite des rêves exige des sacrifices.

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LILET NEVER HAPPENED Jacco Groen 104’ / DCP / colour

A Dutch social worker tries to save the head-strong Lilet, a 12-year-old girl struggling to survive in Manila. A character driven story about a 12-year-old Philippine-American girl struggling to survive on the streets of Manila. Social worker Claire tries to intervene but this head-strong girl thinks she can take her life - and her future - in her own hands. The film, shot over a period of three years, is based on actual interviews with Lilet, the little girl who became Manila’s most famous child prostitute. Une assistante sociale s’efforce de sauver Lilet, une fillette de 12 ans têtue qui a du mal à survivre à Manille. L’histoire, reposant sur les personnages, d’une fillette américano-philippine de 12 ans qui a du mal à survivre dans les rues de Manille. L’assistante sociale Claire tente d’intervenir mais la jeune obstinée pense qu’elle peut prendre sa vie - et son avenir - entre ses propres main. Le film, tourné sur une période de trois ans, est basé sur de vraies interviews de Lilet, la fillette qui devint l’enfant prostituée la plus célèbre de Manille.

Genre: social drama Original title: LILET NEVER HAPPENED Prod: Springfilm Co-prod: 24Fps features (NL), Jaja productions (NL), Witsenburg Film Productions (NL) F&ME Film & Music (UK) Sc: Jacco Groen, Roy Iglesias D.O.P.: Danny Elsen, Jan Dellaert, Patrick Layugan Completed: September 2012 Language: English/Tagalog (English subtitles) Cast: Sandy Tagal, Johanna ter Steege (TIRZA, INDIAN SUMMER), John Arcilla (THE BOURNE LEGACY), Marifee Necesito (TAXICAB). Jacco Groen: First feature film. a.o. LOSING TRACK (2008, short) Award: Best Editing Los Angeles FF, IN MY DREAMS I WALK (2006, doc), SOLINA (1994, short) Awards: Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress Santiago FF. Springfilm Ph: +31 20 330 6394 jacco@springfilm.nl www.springfilm.nl Sales: Media Luna Ph: +49 221 5109 1891 info@medialuna.biz www.medialuna.biz

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MIFFIE THE MOVIE Hans Perk 70’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Genre: preschool, family Original title: NIJNTJE DE FILM Prod: Telescreen Filmproducties Co-prod: Mercis bv (NL), KRO (NL), A. Film Production ApS (DK) Sc: James Still Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch or English (dubbed) Hans Perk: First feature film.

MIFFY THE MOVIE, set in a zoo, builds around a game that children know and love - a treasure hunt. Miffy and her friends (and her dog Snuffy too) set out on a treasure hunt through the zoo. Father and Mother Bunny give them five riddles hidden within a song, about a colour, a shape, a movement, a number and a sound. In finding the answers, Miffy and her friends learn how to find creative ways to work together and to reward each other for a job well done. And in the end, they are rewarded with an even bigger surprise.

Telescreen Filmproducties Ph: +31 35 699 9999 info@telescreen.nl www.telescreen.nl Sales: 6 Sales Ph: +34 49 1172 3734 marina@6sales.es www.6sales.es

MIFFY THE MOVIE, situé dans un zoo, s’inspire d’un jeu que les enfants connaissent et aiment - la chasse au trésor. Miffy et ses amis (et aussi son chien Snuffy) partent à la chasse au trésor dans le zoo. Papa et maman Bunny leur posent 5 devinettes dissimulées dans une chanson, sur une couleur, une forme, un mouvement, un nombre et un son. En trouvant les réponses, Miffy et ses amis apprennent à trouver des méthodes de collaboration créatives et à se récompenser quand ils ont réussi une tâche. Et, à la fin, une encore plus grande surprise les récompense.

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NUDE AREA Urszula Antoniak 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: NUDE AREA Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: Apple Film Production (PL) Sc: Urszula Antoniak D.O.P.: Piotr Sobocínski Completed: spring 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Sammy Boonstra, Imaan Hammam.

A film about our need to love and be loved, a desire to control what is controlled by your heart. A mesmerising portrait of female seduction featuring Naomi (16), a Dutch girl from posh South Amsterdam, who has a crush on Fama (16), a beautiful Arabic girl living in the poor quarters of Amsterdam East. During one magical summer in Amsterdam the two girls play an emotional game of love, seduction and attraction. Un film sur notre besoin d’aimer et d’être aimé, le désir de maîtriser ce qui est maîtrisé par notre cœur. Un portrait fascinant de la séduction féminine, avec en vedette Naomi (16 ans) une Néerlandaise du quartier chic du sud d’Amsterdam qui est amoureuse de Fama (16 ans), une belle beurette des quartiers pauvres de l’est d’Amsterdam. Pendant un été magique à Amsterdam, les deux adolescentes s’adonnent à un jeu émotionnel composé d’amour, de séduction et d’attirance.

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Urszula Antoniak: CODE BLUE (2011, feature), NOTHING PERSONAL (2009, feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Calf Best Director and Best Film Netherlands FF, Best Debut Feature, FIPRESCI Award and Art& Essai CICAE Award Locarno Int. FF, DUTCH FOR BEGINNERS (2007, short), BIJLMER ODYSSEE (2004, TV film), GOODBYE (1993, short). Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

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THE RESURRECTION OF A BASTARD Guido van Driel approx. 95’ / DCP / colour Genre: surreal tragicomedy Original title: DE WEDEROPSTANDING VAN EEN KLOOTZAK

Prod: Topkapi Films Co-prod: Menuet (BE) Sc: Bas Blokker, Guido van Driel D.O.P.: Lennert Hillige Completed: early 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Yorick van Wageningen (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE WAY), Juda Goslinga (NOVA ZEMBLA, SONNY BOY), Goua Robert Grovogui, Rian Gerritsen (SKIN, BLACK BOOK). A hilarious and lyrical story, with a sometimes grim undertone, based on the graphic novel by Guido van Driel.

Guido van Driel: First feature film.

A criminal from Amsterdam, barely having survived a liquidation. An old Frisian farmer bent on revenge. An illegal immigrant with uncertain prospects. In the end they meet under an ancient oak tree. Beyond the last town.

Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

Une histoire hilarante et lyrique, avec une note un peu sinistre, d’après la bande dessinée de Guido van Driel. Un criminel d’Amsterdam qui a survécu de justesse à une liquidation. Un vieux paysan frison fermement décidé à se venger. Un immigrant illégal aux perspectives d’avenir incertaines. À la fin, ils se réunissent sous un vieux chêne. Audelà de la dernière ville.

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THE ROTTERDAM BLITZ Ate de Jong 110’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: HET BOMBARDEMENT Prod: Fu Works, Talent United Co-prod: In-Soo Productions (NL), TROS (NL), U-Media (BE) Sc: Ate de Jong, Paul Ruven D.O.P.: Gabor Szabo Completed: December 2012 Language: Dutch/German/English (English subtitles) Cast: Jan Smit, Roos van Erkel, Monic Hendrickx (LOTUS, UNFINISHED SKY), Mike Weerts. Ate de Jong: a.o. FOGBOUND (2002, feature), ALL MEN ARE MORTAL (1995, A thrilling love story between a young boxer and a German girl, set against a Second feature), HIGHWAY TO HELL (1991, World War backdrop. feature), DROP DEAD FRED (1991, feature), SHADOW OF VICTORY When war breaks out in the Netherlands, a passionate and thrilling love story (1986, feature), BURNING LOVE explodes into life between young boxer Vincent and the German Eva, who is (1983, feature), A FLIGHT OF betrothed to the middle-aged Dirk in order to save her family. But the day that RAINBIRDS (1981, feature). the centre of Rotterdam is bombed, the young lovers lose sight of each other… L’histoire d’amour palpitante d’un jeune boxeur et d’une jeune Allemande, avec, en toile de fond, la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Alors que la guerre éclate aux Pays-Bas, une histoire d’amour passionnée et palpitante enflamme le jeune boxeur Vincent et l’Allemande Eva, qui est fiancée à Dirk, un homme d’âge moyen, afin de sauver sa famille. Mais le jour du bombardement du centre de Rotterdam, les jeunes amoureux se perdent de vue...

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Fu Works Ph: +31 20 530 7110 info@fuworks.nl www.fuworks.nl Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group Ph: +31 35 623 5559 danielle@mountainroad.nl www.mountainroad.nl

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SUPERNOVA Tamar van den Dop 100’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: SUPERNOVA Prod: Revolver Media Co-prod: IJswater Films (NL), Coin Film (DE), Epidemic (BE) Sc: Tamar van den Dop D.O.P.: Gregor Meerman Completed: January 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Gaite Jansen (LOTUS, 170 HZ), Bob Schwarze, Tamar van den Dop.

All that Meis (15) experiences is the passing of the time, waiting for the next car to hit her house. Meis lives in the back of beyond and aspires to a wonderful and stirring life, but all that happens is - nothing at all. She dreams of a young car driver called 'Brad', whom she would like to take care of and maybe have sex with. One night, deliverance finally arrives. Outside her house, a car is enveloped in a cloud of dust. Inside lies the solution incarnate, all crumpled up. He is around 19 and his name could very well be Brad. Tout ce que Meis (15 ans) ressent, c’est l’écoulement du temps, l’attente de la prochaine voiture qui heurtera sa maison. Meis habite un trou perdu et brûle d’une vie passionnante, mais tout ce arrive est – rien du tout. Elle rêve d’un jeune automobiliste nommé « Brad », qu’elle aimerait soigner et avec qui elle voudrait peut-être coucher. Une nuit, elle est délivrée de son tourment. Devant sa maison, une voiture est enveloppée dans un nuage de poussière. Dans la voiture, la solution incarnée : un corps tout écrasé. Il a dans les 19 ans et il pourrait bien s’appeler Brad.

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Tamar van den Dop: Second feature film. BYE (2011, short), BLIND (2007, feature) Awards: a.o Golden Gryphon Best Film and Jury Prize Bronze Gryphon Giffoni FF, HONEY (2004, short) Awards: Best Short Avanca Int. FF, Audience Award and Special Jury Prize Premier Plans FF, Golden Gate Award Best Short San Francisco FF, LOT (2003, short). Revolver Media Ph: +31 20 820 8987 welcome@revolver.nl www.revolver.nl

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TO BE KING Ben Sombogaart 120’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: KONING VAN KATOREN Prod: Kasander Film Co-prod: Mollywood (BE) Sc: Sander Burger, Bart Westerlaken D.O.P.: Jean Claude Van Rijckeghem, Chris Craps Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch/German/Italian (English subtitles) Cast: Mingus Dagelet, Abbey Hoes (TIRZA), Hans Leendertse (HAPPILY EVER AFTER), Frits Lambrechts (ALL STARS 2: OLD STARS, SONNY BOY). 17-year-old Stach must complete five impossible assignments before he becomes king.

Ben Sombogaart: a.o. THE STORM (2009, feature), BRIDE FLIGHT (2008, feature), Just as the old King of Katoren passes away, a remarkable baby boy named CRUSADE IN JEANS (2006, feature) Stach is born. Sadly, Stach is immediately orphaned and raised by his uncle Awards: Young People’s Jury but after seventeen years he wants to be the new king. The ministers decide to Award Best Feature Toronto assign Stach five impossible assignments that they believe he can never comSprockets, Children’s Jury Award plete, tasks that take on life or death significance for the boy. Live-Action Feature Film Chicago Int. Children’s FF, TOW TRUCK Stach, 17 ans, doit accomplir cinq missions impossibles avant de devenir roi. PLUCK (2004, feature), TWIN SISTERS (2002, feature) Au moment précis où le vieux Roi de Katoren meurt, un remarquable petit Awards: Nomination Best Foreign garçon nommé Stach naît. Malheureusement, Stach devient immédiatement orphelin et est élevé par son oncle. Mais au bout de dix sept ans, il veut devenir Language Film - Academy le nouveau roi. Les ministres décident de confier à Satch cinq missions dont ils Awards, THE FLYING LIFTBOY sont persuadés qu’il ne pourra jamais les accomplir. Mais ces missions pren(1998, feature). nent une importance vitale et fatale pour le garçon. Kasander Film Ph: +31 10 433 3043 info@kasanderfilm.nl www.kasander.nl

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YOUNG! Colette Bothof 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama, coming of age Original title: JONG! Prod: De Productie Co-prod: Minds Meet (BE) Sc: Marjolein Bierens D.O.P.: Goert Giltaij Completed: June 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Cast: Sigrid ten Napel, Jade Olieberg, Martijn Lakemeier, Lisa Smit, Ella-June Herrard, Rik Verheye.

A film about the growing pains of youth, about craving independence while at the same time feeling a need to belong.

Colette Bothof: Second feature film. a.o. BLACK SWANS (2005, feature), DWAALGAST (2003, short), ONE WAY TICKET TO OBLIVION (1993, short).

Anne (17) looks back on the period of her life when she lost her natural 'insider status' within a small community because of her love for the newcomer Lena. De Productie This coming-of-age drama tells the story of her growing up among family and Ph: +31 10 476 3388 friends, her development from puberty to adulthood, and the gradual shift in info@deproductie.nl how she perceives her surroundings. www.deproductie.nl Un film sur la crise d’adolescence, la soif d’indépendance et, en même temps, le besoin de se sentir à sa place. Anne (17 ans) repense à la période de sa vie où elle a perdu le statut naturel d’initiée au sein d’une petite communauté fermée, à cause de son amour pour Lena, la nouvelle venue. Ce drame du passage à l’âge adulte raconte l’histoire de son éducation dans sa famille et avec ses amis, son évolution de l’adolescence à l’âge adulte, et le glissement progressif de sa perception de son environnement.

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MINORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 40 DAYS OF SILENCE

82 DAYS IN APRIL

Saodat Ismailova

Bart van den Bempt

100’ / 35mm / colour Genre: drama Prod: Petit Films (FR) Co-prod: Volya Films (NL), Rohfilm (DE) Language: Uzbek (English subtitles) Completed: early 2013

Volya Films Ph: +31 10 415 5621 info@volyafilms.com www.volyafilms.com

90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Prod: Serendipity Films (BE) Co-prod: Circe Films (NL) Language: Dutch/English/ Turkish (English subtitles) Completed: April 2013

Circe Films Ph: +31 20 625 3591 info@circe.nl www.circe.nl

AFTERMATH

THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN

Wladyslaw Pasikowski

Felix van Groeningen

107’ / 35mm / colour Genre: thriller Prod: Apple Film Production (PL) Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) Language: Polish (English subtitles) Completed: October 2012

112’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Prod: Menuet (BE) Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: October 2012

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Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

Sales: The Match Factory Ph: +49 221 539 709-15 info@matchfactory.de www.the-match-factory.com

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FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY

Miriam Kruishoop

Richard Raaphorst

100’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Prod: Crosstown the Movie, LLC (USA) Co-prod: De Productie (NL) Language: English/Spanish (English subtitles) Completed: December 2012

De Productie Ph: +31 10 476 3388 info@deproductie.nl www.deproductie.nl

80’ / DCP / colour Genre: horror Prod: Dark Sky Film (USA) Co-prod: Pellicola (NL), XYZ (USA), Sirena (CZ) Language: English Completed: January 2013

LAYLA FOURIE

LIFELONG

Pia Marais

Asli Özge

90’ / 35mm / colour Genre: thriller, drama Prod: Pandora Film Produktion (DE) Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) Language: English Completed: mid 2013

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Sales: The Match Factory Ph: +49 221 539 709-15 info@matchfactory.de www.the-match-factory.com

102’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Prod: Bulut Film (TR) Co-prod: Kaliber Film (NL), Augustus Film (NL), Razor Film (DE), Soda Medya (TR), The Post Republic (DE) Language: Turkish (English subtitles) Completed: February 2013

Pellicola Ph: +31 20 427 4691 info@pellicola.nl www.pellicola.nl

Kaliber Film Ph: +31 6 4306 1202 info@kaliberfilm.nl www.kaliberfilm.nl

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QISSA

Adrián Biniez

Anup Singh

100’ / 35mm / colour Genre: drama, comedy Prod: Mutante Cine (UY) Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) Language: Spanish (English subtitles) Completed: mid 2013

Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

112’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Prod: Heimat Film (DE) Co-prod: Augustus Film (NL), NFDC (IN), Ciné Sud Promotion (FR) Language: Punjabi (English subtitles) Completed: mid 2013

Sales: The Match Factory Ph: +49 221 539 709-15 info@matchfactory.de www.the-match-factory.com

SO MUCH WATER

THE THIRD BANK

Ana Guevara & Leticia Jorge

Celina Murga

108’ / 35mm / colour Genre: drama Prod: Control Z (UY) Co-prod: Topkapi Films (NL) Language: Spanish (English subtitles) Completed: April 2013

90’ / video / colour Genre: drama Prod: Tresmilmundos Cine (AR) Co-prod: Waterland Film (NL), Rommel Film (DE) Language: Spanish (English subtitles) Completed: spring 2013

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Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

Sales: The Match Factory Ph: +49 221 539 709-15 info@matchfactory.de www.the-match-factory.com

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IN PRODUCTION

A CHRISTMOOSE STORY Lourens Blok length tbc / format tbd / colour Genre: family Original title: MIDDEN IN DE WINTERNACHT

Prod: Lemming Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: Winter 2013

A giant talking Moose with a big mouth and a warm heart crashes through Max's roof. But can Max get Mr Moose and Santa flying together again?

Lourens Blok: Second feature film. a.o. STAY! (2011, TV film) Awards: a.o. Don Quijote Award LUCAS Int. FF for Children and Young People.

Un élan géant fort en gueule et au grand cœur percute le toit de Max. Mais Max Lemming Film pourra-t-il refaire voler ensemble Mr Moose et le père Noël ? Ph: +31 20 661 0424 info@lemmingfilm.com www.lemmingfilm.com

CORNEA Jochem de Vries 100’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: CORNEA Prod: NFI Producties Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: November 2013

Psychological drama/thriller about love and despair. After 17 years Thomas cannot accept a future without his wife - and then he realises she has a lover… Drame/thriller psychologique sur l’amour et le désespoir. Après 17 ans, Thomas ne peut accepter d’avenir sans sa femme - mais il découvre qu’elle a un amant...

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Jochem de Vries: First feature film. a.o. MISSING (2009, short) Awards: Golden Pram for Best Short Zagreb FF, Best Film Berlin Int. Short FF, Best Short Ljubljana Int. FF. NFI Producties Ph: +31 20 717 3504 contact@nfi.nu www.nfi.nu EYE International


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FULL CONTACT David Verbeek 90’ / format tbd / colour Genre: drama Original title: FULL CONTACT Prod: Topkapi Films Language: French/English/Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: February 2014 David Verbeek: a.o. CLUB ZEUS (2011, feature) Awards: Return of the Tiger A contemporary tale of a man trying to find new purpose in life having acciden- Award Int. FF Rotterdam, R U THERE (2009, feature), SHANGHAI tally bombed a Pakistani school with a remote-control drone plane. TRANCE (2007, feature). Director David Verbeek

Un conte moderne sur un homme qui essaie de retrouver un sens à son existence après avoir bombardé accidentellement une école pakistanaise avec un drone.

Topkapi Films Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl www.topkapifilms.nl

HEAVEN ON EARTH Pieter Kuijpers 100’ / DCP / colour Genre: tragicomedy Original title: HEMEL OP AARDE Prod: Pupkin Film Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: winter 2013

When his first true love becomes seriously ill, 13-year-old Bart is convinced that he can save her, even if it takes a miracle. Quand son premier vrai amour tombe gravement malade, Bart, âgé de 13 ans, est convaincu qu’il pourra la sauver, même si cela exigerait un miracle.

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Pieter Kuijpers: a.o. MANSLAUGHTER (2011, feature), NOTHING TO LOOSE (2008, feature) Awards: Best Feature Philadelphia Int. FF, DENNIS P (2007, feature). Pupkin Film Ph: +31 20 489 5088 info@pupkin.com www.pupkin.com

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IN THE HEART Nicole van Kilsdonk 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: ONDER HET HART Prod: Waterland Film Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: spring 2014

Nothing can stand in the way of Masha and Luuk's love, until Luuk becomes incurably ill, a situation that leaves her isolated and alone. Rien ne peut entraver l’amour de Masha et Luuk, jusqu’à ce que Luuk souffre d’une maladie incurable, ce qui plonge Masha dans la solitude et l’isolement.

Nicole van Kilsdonk: a.o. TAKING CHANCES (2011, feature), HEADING WEST (2010, feature), HOW TO SURVIVE MYSELF (2008, feature). Waterland Film Ph: +31 20 682 2164 mail@waterlandfilm.nl www.waterlandfilm.nl

KIDNAP Anna van der Heide 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: KIDNEP Prod: Topkapi Films Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: spring 2014 Anna van der Heide: a.o. FIDGETY BRAM (2012, feature), ZARA (2009, TV film), MISSIEPOO16 (2007, short). An exciting and energetic kids movie peppered with adult humour. Un film pour enfants palpitant et énergique, pimenté d’humour pour adultes.

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KURAI KURAI – TALES WITH THE WIND Marjoleine Boonstra 80’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: KOERAAJ KOERAAJ Prod: Volya Films Language: Kyrgyz (English subs) Completed: beginning 2014

Emo, disappointed by life, solves the riddle of the kurai. A myth in modern dress set in a land where normal rules don’t apply. Emo, déçu par la vie, résout l’énigme du kurai. Un mythe modernisé, situé dans un pays où les règles normales ne s’appliquent pas.

Marjoleine Boonstra: a.o. AMONG HORSES AND MEN (2010, doc), KEEP ON STEPPING SEVEN NEW ORLEANS SKETCHES (2007, doc), A BAD DREAM (2006, short). Volya Films Ph: +31 10 415 5621 info@volyafilms.com www.volyafilms.com

LIFE ACCORDING TO NINO Simone van Dusseldorp 90’ / format tbc / colour Genre: family Original title: HET LEVEN VOLGENS NINO Prod: Waterland Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: spring 2014

After the passing of his mother, 8-year-old Nino tries to get his family back together. Après le décès de sa mère, Nino, 8 ans, essaie de réunir à nouveau sa famille.

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Simone van Dusseldorp: a.o. MY CRAZY GRANNY (2011, short), THE SECRET LETTER (2010, feature), FROGS & TOADS (2009, feature) Awards: a.o. Golden Cairo Cairo Int. FF for Children. Waterland Film Ph: +31 20 682 2164 mail@waterlandfilm.nl www.waterlandfilm.nl

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LOONIES, THE REUNION Johan Timmers 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: LOENATIK, DE REÜNIE Prod: Topkapi Films Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: autumn 2013

After 27 successful television episodes and a popular feature film, the Netherlands’ favourite psychiatric patients are back.

Johan Timmers: a.o. THE ODD ONE OUT (2010, feature), THE CATCHER (2003, TV film).

Topkapi Films Après 27 épisodes télévisés acclamés et un long métrage populaire, les malades Ph: +31 20 303 2494 info@topkapifilms.nl mentaux préférés des Pays-Bas sont de retour. www.topkapifilms.nl

THE MASTERS Ruud Schuurman 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: comedy Original title: DE MASTERS Prod: CTM LEV Pictures Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Completed: February 2014 Ruud Schuurman: First feature film.

When Aziz, an immature father, loses child custody he is determined to regain his young son’s respect by making it as a rapper.

CTM LEV Pictures Ph: +31 35 647 4040 info@ctmlevpictures.com www.ctmlevpictures.com

Quand Aziz, un père immature, perd la garde de son enfant, il est déterminé à regagner le respect de son fils en réussissant comme rappeur.

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THE PRICE OF SUGAR Jean van de Velde 120’ / 35mm / colour Genre: drama Original title: HOE DUUR WAS DE SUIKER

Prod: PV Pictures Language: Dutch/Sranan Tongo/French (English subtitles) Completed: winter 2013 Director Jean van de Velde

Suriname 1770. Two half-sisters are inextricably linked to one another. One is mulatto and a slave, the other white and her mistress. Au Surinam, en 1770. Deux demi-sœurs sont inextricablement liées l’une à l’autre. L’une est mulâtre et esclave, l’autre blanche et sa maîtresse.

Jean van de Velde: a.o. THE SILENT ARMY (2009, feature), FLORIS (2004, feature), LEAK (2000, feature). PV Pictures Ph: +31 35 677 4776 mail@pvpictures.nl www.pvpictures.nl

SECRETS OF WAR Dennis Bots 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: family Original title: OORLOGSGEHEIMEN Prod: Rinkel Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: February 2014 Dennis Bots: a.o. COOL KIDS DON’T CRY (2012, feature), ANUBIS AND THE WRATH OF ARGHUS (2009, feature). WW2: Tuur’s relationship with Lambert is tested when the boys befriend new girl Maartje, because the secret she holds puts all three lives in danger. La Seconde Guerre mondiale : L’amitié de Tuur et Lambert est éprouvée quand ils se lient avec Maartje car son secret met leurs trois vies en danger.

Rinkel Film Ph: +31 20 616 3231 info@rinkelfilm.com www.rinkelfilm.com Sales: Attraction Distribution www.attractiondistribution.ca

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THE SKY ABOVE US Marinus Groothof 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: THE SKY ABOVE US Prod: CTM LEV Pictures Language: Serbian (English subtitles) Completed: November 2013

The intimate story of three people in Belgrade during the spring of ’99, a period marked by three months of NATO bombardments. L’histoire intime de trois personnes à Belgrade pendant le printemps de 1999, une période marquée par trois mois de bombardements par les forces de l’OTAN.

Marinus Groothof: First feature film. SUNSET FROM A ROOFTOP (2009, short). CTM LEV Pictures Ph: +31 35 647 4040 info@ctmlevpictures.com www.ctmlevpictures.com

SOOF Antoinette Beumer 90’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: SOOF, DE WERELD VOLGENS SOFIE Prod: KeyFilm Co-prod: Millstreet Films Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: autumn 2013 Director Antoinette Beumer

The grass isn't always greener on the other side.

Antoinette Beumer: JACKIE (2012, feature), LOFT (2010, feature), THE HAPPY HOUSEWIFE (2009, feature).

L’herbe n’est pas toujours plus verte de l’autre côté. KeyFilm Ph: +31 20 423 1596 info@keyfilm.nl www.keyfilm.nl

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THE BABY Deborah van Dam 85’ / DCP / colour, b&w Original title: DE BABY Prod: Deborah van Dam Filmprodukties Co-prod: Jewish Broadcasting Sc: Deborah van Dam D.O.P.: Joost van Herwijnen Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles)

After 65 years, Anneke embarks upon an inevitable confrontation with a past filled with taboos. Holland 1942: Baby Anneke goes into hiding at a foster home. After the war she lives with relatives in America, but growing up she isn’t allowed to ask about her past. 65 years later she meets her courier and her “war brother”. They tell her about her past but what they say confuses her: she doesn’t remember anything. In the meantime documents come to the surface, and Anneke begins to discover the truth behind the silence. Après 65 ans, Anneke ne peut éviter d’affronter un passé plein de tabous. Aux Pays-Bas, en 1942 : Le bébé Anneke se cache dans une famille d’accueil. Après la guerre, elle grandit avec des parents en Amérique mais on lui interdit de s’informer sur son passé. 65 ans après, elle rencontre la passeuse et son “frère de guerre”. Ils lui parlent de son passé, mais leurs récits la déconcertent : elle n’en a aucun souvenir. Peu à peu, des documents font surface et Anneke commence à découvrir la vérité derrière le silence.

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Deborah van Dam: First feature length documentary. TACKLED TOGETHER (2010, short doc), TERPE KIND MAINS, TERPE – THE JOURNEY OF COMPOSER JEFF HAMBURG (2009, short doc), LIESBETH LIST – EMBRACE ME (2006, short doc). Deborah van Dam Filmprodukties Ph: +31 70 392 4696 deborah@deborahvandam.nl www.deborahvandam.nl Sales: Films Transit International Ph: +1 514 844 3358 janrofekamp@filmstransit.com www.filmstransit.com

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BERLIN DIARY Rosemarie Blank 74’ / video / colour Original title: BERLINER TAGEBUCH Prod: Doc.Eye Film, Casa Film Sc: Rosemarie Blank D.O.P.: Rosemarie Blank Completed: September 2012 Language: German (English subtitles) Rosemarie Blank: a.o. JOB AND THE DUTCH FREE-STATE (2009, short doc), ALMOST REAL LIFE (2003, doc), NOW BOARDING (2001, short), FAREWELL PAVEL (1999, feature), CROSSING BORDERS (1994, feature) Awards: Golden Calf Best Rosemarie Blank meets foreigners in Berlin to find out what “feeling at home” in the Director Netherlands FF, Special city actually means to them. Award Festival d’Annonay, TRANSIT LEVANTKADE (1992, doc) BERLIN DIARY is a visual account of Rosemarie Blank’s observations of Berlin. Awards: Best Artistic Doc Int. The film portrays various types of foreigners: Turkish, Kurdish and Arab, secWomen’s FF Créteil. ond and third generation, also street musicians and other people who try to make the most of this European metropolis. Often she spontaneously meets Doc.Eye Film foreigners in U-Bahn or S-Bahn stations. Most of them tell her that they feel at Ph: +31 20 686 5687 home in Berlin. Blank tries to understand why. info@doceyefilm.nl www.doceyefilm.nl Rosemary Blank rencontre à Berlin des étrangers pour découvrir ce que « se sentir chez soi » dans la ville signifie pour eux. BERLIN DIARY est un comte rendu visuel des observations de Rosemary Blank à Berlin. Le film montre divers types d’étrangers : des Turcs, des Kurdes et des Arabes, de la deuxième ou troisième génération, et des musiciens de rue comme d’autres personnes qui tentent de tirer le meilleur parti de cette métropole européenne. Elle rencontre souvent des étrangers dans les stations de métro. La plupart d’entre eux affirment se sentir chez eux à Berlin. Blank essaie de comprendre pourquoi.

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BORDERS Jacqueline van Vugt 85’ / DCP / colour Original title: GRENZEN Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film D.O.P.: Bouwe Mulder Completed: May 2013 Language: French/English/Dutch (English subtitles) Jacqueline van Vugt: a.o. MAMA DON’T LIKE NO GUITARPICKERS ‘ROUND HERE (2009, doc), ADIOS NINO (2004, doc).

Director Jacqueline van Vugt

Pieter van Huystee Film Ph: +31 20 421 0606 info@pvhfilm.nl www.pvhfilm.nl

The search for a better life in Europe, and the many borders that must be crossed to find it. Borders and border-towns fascinate me and test me as a filmmaker. I’m interested in why the people want to cross them, and the officials who are there to guard them, according to the laws of their country or their continent. So in my documentary, the border is the major protagonist, from the tip of South Africa to the northernmost point of Europe. La recherche d’une vie meilleure en Europe, et les nombreuses frontières qu’il faut franchir pour la trouver. Les frontières et les villes frontalières me fascinent et m’interpellent en tant que cinéaste. Je m’intéresse aux raisons de ceux qui veulent les franchir et aux fonctionnaires qui sont là pour les garder, conformément aux lois de leur pays ou de leur continent. Dans mon documentaire, la frontière est le vrai protagoniste, de l’extrémité de l’Afrique du Sud au point le plus septentrional de l’Europe.

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CITIES OF ARRIVAL René Roelofs 100’ / DCP / colour Original title: LAND VAN AANKOMST

Prod: Interakt Sc: Paul Scheffer D.O.P.: Sander Snoep Completed: September 2013 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles)

A film that shows how immigration has reshaped Europe since the 1950s. Using provocative archive footage and individual life stories, and focussing on European cities where minorities constitute a majority (or very soon will do) this documentary shows how, since the 1950s, immigration has irreversibly changed the face of Europe, and why it will continue to do so. Un film qui montre comment l’immigration a remodelé l’Europe depuis les années 1950.

René Roelofs: a.o. GATEKEEPERS (2009, doc), THE SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OFFICER (2008, doc), ROBOLOVE (2006, short doc), COMA (2005, short doc), MY FATHER LIVES IN VENEZUELA (2003, short doc), JOURNEY THROUGH THE VOID: SYDNEY-PERTH (2002, doc), SONS OF SURINAM ( 2002, doc). Interakt Ph: +31 20 623 7982 interakt@interakt.nl www.interakt.nl

Utilisant des métrages d’archives provocants et des biographies individuelles, et mettant l’accent sur des villes européennes où des minorités forment une majorité (ou le feront très prochainement), ce documentaire montre de quelle façon, depuis les années 1950, l’immigration a irréversiblement changé la face de l’Europe et pourquoi elle continuera à le faire.

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DIARY OF A PIGEON Floris Jan van Luyn 70’ / video / colour Original title: DAGBOEK VAN EEN POSTDUIF

Prod: Dieptescherpte Sc: Floris Jan van Luyn D.O.P.: Stef Tijdink Completed: September 2013 Language: Dutch/Mandarin (English subtitles)

The story of a top Dutch racing pigeon who ends up in Beijing, told from the perspective of the bird.

Floris Jan van Luyn: a.o. THE LAST FRONTIER (2011, short doc), THE CHINESE BUBBLE (2011, short doc), RAINMAKERS (2010, doc) Awards: a.o. Best Documentary Conscience Award Docville, Best Doc Green Docs Award Sheffield Doc/Fest, THE MONKEY KING (2009, short doc), THE UNFORBIDDEN CITY (2008, short doc).

‘218’ is one of the most famous race pigeons in the Netherlands, owned by Herman Boekelo of Groningen. Herman loves the sport and his pigeons but as Dieptescherpte the financial crisis hits he is tempted to sell his star to estate billionaire Zhang Ph: +31 20 612 4478 Jinsong, the biggest pigeon racer in the whole of China. This remarkable, tragiinfo@deepfocus.nl comic story is told through the eyes of ‘218’, using steadycam and tilt-shift techniques. L’histoire d’un pigeon de compétition qui atterrit à Beijing, racontée du point de vue du pigeon. « 218 » est l’un des pigeons de compétition les plus célèbres des Pays-Bas, qui appartient à Herman Boekelo de Groningue. Herman aime la colombophilie mais, vu la crise financière, il est tenté de vendre sa vedette au milliardaire chinois de l’immobilier Zhang Jinsong, le plus grand colombophile de toute la Chine. Cette histoire remarquable, tragi-comique, est racontée du point de vue de « 218 », en utilisant un steadycam et les techniques de bascule et de décentrement.

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DREAM & DEED Annette Apon 74’ / DCP / colour Original title: DROOM & DAAD Prod: SNG Film Sc: Annette Apon D.O.P.: Peter Brugman Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Annette Apon: a.o. EXPLODED VIEW (2008, short doc), UTRECHT CS (2006, short doc), SEEN THROUGH OTHER EYES (2004, short doc), UNKNOWN CHILDREN (2000, doc), ONE MAN AND HIS DOG ( 1998, feature), IT’S STINGINESS, GENTLEMAN (1996, feature). The writings of Henriette Roland Holst (1869–1952) give an insight into her deepest dilemmas; old images lead us through turbulent years.

SNG Film Ph: +31 20 686 7837 During the years 1891-1927, the life and work of Henriette Roland Holst under- sngfilm@xs4all.nl go a profound and dramatic development. As an aspiring poet from an affluent www.sngfilm.nl bourgeois background she throws herself into the labour movement. The film reconstructs this period with the use of old film material combined with texts by Henriette Roland Holst herself: fragments from letters, poems, speeches and books, sparingly annotated with personal commentary by the filmmaker. Les écrits d’Henriette Roland Holst (1869-1952) nous éclairent sur ses profonds dilemmes ; des images anciennes nous guident à travers des années troublées. De 1891 à 1927, la vie et l’œuvre d’Henriette Roland Holst connaissent une évolution profonde et dramatique. Comme poète en herbe issue de la bourgeoise aisée, elle se jette dans le mouvement ouvrier. Le film reconstitue cette période à l’aide de métrages d’archives combinés avec des citations d’Henriette Roland Holst : des extraits de lettres, de poèmes, de discours et de livres, annotés par quelques commentaires personnels de la réalisatrice.

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DUTCH NEW HERRING Leonard Retel Helmrich, co-directed by Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich 72’ / DCP / colour Original title: HOLLANDSE NIEUWE Prod: In-Soo Productions Sc: Leonard Retel Helmrich, Esther Gould, Hetty NaaijkensRetel Helmrich D.O.P.: Leonard Retel Helmrich Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subs)

The story of the last real herring fishers of Holland. Over the past thousand years the phenomenon of the ‘Hollandse Nieuwe’ (the New Dutch Herring) has become a national cultural icon. This documentary is told from the herring fishers' perspective in which the romance, the comradeship and herring itself are celebrated, but the film also chronicles the erosion and decline of one of the final remaining Dutch Glories. L’histoire des derniers vrais pêcheurs de harengs des Pays-Bas. Au cours du dernier millénaire, le phénomène du « Hollandse Nieuwe » (Le Hareng Nouveau) est devenu une icône culturelle nationale aux Pays-Bas. Ce documentaire est raconté du point de vue des harenguiers, célébrant le romantisme, la camaraderie et le hareng lui-même, mais le film explicite aussi l’extinction progressive de l’une des dernières Gloires Néerlandaises.

Leonard Retel Helmrich: a.o. POSITION AMONG THE STARS (2010, doc) Awards: a.o. VPRO IDFA Award Best Feature-Length Doc and Dioraphte Award for Best Dutch Doc IDFA, Special Jury Award Sundance, PROMISED PARADISE (2006, doc) Awards: a.o. The Golden Dhow Grand Jury Award Best Doc Zanzibar Int. FF, SHAPE OF THE MOON (2004, doc) Awards: a.o. Grand Joris Ivens Award Best Doc IDFA, Grand Jury Award World Doc Sundance, FLIGHT FROM HEAVEN (2003, doc), THE EYE OF THE DAY (2001, doc) Awards: a.o. Audience Award Visions du Reel Nyon. In-Soo Productions Ph: +31 10 412 4600 mail@in-soo.com www.in-soo.com Sales: First Hand Films Ph: +41 44 312 2060 stories@firsthandfilms.com www.firsthandfilms.com

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F.I.S.H.I.N.G Pieter-Rim de Kroon 90’ / DCP / colour Original title: V.I.S.S.E.N Prod: Windmill Film Sc: Maarten de Kroon D.O.P.: Stef Tijdink Completed: October 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Pieter-Rim de Kroon: a.o. SPIRAL GALAXY (2010, doc), MY OLD HAND CRANK CAMERA (2010, doc), THE OLD WINDMILL SHOP (2006, short), DUTCH LIGHT (2003, doc) Awards: Audience Award European FF Brussels, Special Mention DokFest Munich, DOWN UNDER (1999, short doc). “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.” - Henry David Thoreau A cinematic quest to explain the fishing instinct inside Man. Why do people fish? Is angling a sport, a hobby or something similar to hunting, a primeval and deeply anchored instinct? Or is it about escaping everyday commitments, and heading back to unpredictable nature? Above and below water, F.I.S.H.I.N.G casts into the parallel worlds of fish and fishermen in Holland.

Windmill Film Ph: +31 20 822 4183 annemiek@windmillfilm.com www.windmillfilm.com

<< Beaucoup d’hommes pêchent toute leur vie sans savoir que ce n’est pas du poisson qu’ils recherchent. >> - Henri David Thoreau Une recherche cinématographique pour expliquer l’instinct de la pêche qui vit en l’Homme. Pourquoi pêche-t-on ? La pêche à la ligne est-elle un sport, un passe temps ou s’apparente-t-elle à la chasse, un instinct primitif profondément ancré ? Ou s’agit-il de fuir ses responsabilités quotidiennes et de retourner à la nature imprévisible ? Au-dessus et sous l’eau, F.I.S.H.I.N.G plonge dans les univers parallèles du poisson et de la pêche aux Pays-Bas.

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GUERRILLA GRANNIES - HOW TO LIVE IN THIS WORLD Ike Bertels 80’ / DCP / colour, b&w Original title: GUERILLA GRANNIES – HOE IN DEZE WERELD TE LEVEN

Prod: DNU Film Co-prod: Serendipity Films (BE), IKON (NL) Sc: Ike Bertels D.O.P.: João Ribeiro Completed: September 2012 Language: Portuguese/Yao/ Nyanja/English (English subtitles)

As girls they fought for their freedom against the Portuguese colonisers. As grannies they struggle with living in a globalised Mozambiqiue. For ten years three guerrilla girls risked their lives for freedom and self-determination after 500 years of Portuguese colonialism. They chose socialism. Director Bertels was touched by the images of Monica, Maria and Amelia who starred in a film about Mozambique’s liberation struggle, and wonders to what extent their ideals have shaped the new Mozambique society. Now they are grannies and their concerns are mainly focussed on how future generations can live in this new and globalised world.

Ike Bertels: First feature length documentary. a.o. LEO & TINEKE VROMAN: SOMETIMES LOVE IS ETERNAL (2009, short doc), OVERSEAS – THE LEAVES ALWAYS RETURN TO THE ROOT (2005, short doc). DNU Film Ph: +31 20 422 9469 rolf.orthel@xs4all.nl www.ikebertelsfilms.com

Jeunes, elle combattirent pour la liberté contre les colonisateurs portugais. Grands-mères, elles se débattent avec la vie dans le Mozambique mondialisé. Pendant 10 ans, trois guérilleras ont risqué leurs vies pour la liberté et l’autodétermination, après cinq siècles de colonisation portugaise. Elles choisirent le socialisme. Le réalisateur Bertels fut ému par les images de Monica, Maria et Amelia, les vedettes d’un film sur la lutte pour la libération du Mozambique. Il se demande dans quelle mesure leurs idéaux influencèrent la nouvelle société mozambicaine. Aujourd’hui, les grannies s’inquiètent surtout de la manière dont les générations futures pourront vivre dans ce nouveau monde mondialisé.

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HIV HIV HURRAY Peter Wingender 70’ / video / colour Original title: HIV HIV HOERA Prod: Screentime Co-prod: Pieter van Huystee Film Sc: Peter Wingender D.O.P.: Peter Wingender Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch/English/Italian (English subtitles) Peter Wingender: First feature length documentary. Screentime Ph: +31 20 845 0902 p.wingender@screentime.nl www.screentime.nl Can a 31-year-old HIV-positive woman find a man who wants to have children with her? When party-loving globetrotting model Pauline is diagnosed with HIV her world falls apart. Forced into a new lifestyle, she begins to realise that her wild years were all for nothing. But there are still temptations, and she continues to have unsafe sex on occasion. Then, out of the blue, her dream prince appears, a man who even wants a child with her. How does a party girl with HIV become a mother and try to lead a normal family life?

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Une femme séropositive âgée de 31 ans peut-elle trouver un homme qui voudra avoir des enfants avec elle ? Quand le mannequin Pauline, une fêtarde, grande voyageuse, apprend qu’elle est séropositive, son univers s’écroule. Forcée d’adopter un autre mode de vie, elle commence à comprendre que sa folle jeunesse n’a abouti à rien. Mais les tentations subsistent et elle continue à faire l’amour sans protection à l’occasion. Puis, soudain, apparaît son prince charmant, un homme qui veut même avoir un enfant avec elle. Comment une fêtarde séropositive peut-elle devenir mère et essayer de mener une vie normale ?

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HUM OF HOLLAND Stella van Voorst van Beest 72’ / DCP / colour Original title: HOE LUIDT HET LAND? Prod: Volya Films Co-prod: Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation Sc: Stella van Voorst van Beest D.O.P.: Sander Snoep Completed: September 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles)

A documentary about the Dutch soundscape. What does the Netherlands really sound like?

Stella van Voorst van Beest: Second feature length documentary. a.o. PRISONERS OF THE GROUND (2009, doc), WHEN THE NEIGHBOR SINGS (2002, short doc), IT’S NOT GONNA WORK... (2000, short doc).

Volya Films What does the Netherlands sound like? Do we still take the time to listen care- Ph: +31 10 415 5621 fully to the sounds around us? Or is the soundscape so satiated that we prefer info@volyafilms.com to seclude ourselves? How does all this sound affect us? And is there a place www.volyafilms.com left in the Netherlands that is really quiet? With these questions in mind, Stella van Voorst van Beest leads us through the Netherlands to make us experience those extraordinary, everyday sounds. Un documentaire sur le paysage sonore néerlandais. Quelle est la vraie sonorité des Pays-Bas ? Quelle est la sonorité des Pays-Bas ? Prenons-nous encore le temps d’écouter attentivement les sons qui nous entourent ? Ou le paysage sonore est-il tellement saturé qu’on préfère s’isoler ? Quel effet tout ce bruit a-t-il sur nous ? Et subsiste-t-il un havre de silence aux Pays-Bas ? Pensant à ces questions, Stella van Voorst van Beest nous guide à travers les Pays-Bas pour nous faire vivre l’expérience de ces sons extraordinaires et quotidiens.

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I WANT MY MONEY BACK Leo de Boer 86’ / DCP / colour Original title: IK WIL MIJN GELD TERUG

Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film Sc: Leo de Boer, Hans Dortmans D.O.P.: Erik van Empel Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Leo de Boer: a.o. CLOSING IN ON TANJA (2010, doc), THE RED STUFF (1999, doc). Pieter van Huystee Film Ph: +31 20 421 0606 info@pvhfilm.nl www.pvhfilm.nl A tragicomic, deeply personal film about how a carefully managed fortune went up in smoke because of the financial crisis. Dutch filmmaker Leo de Boer couldn't resist the temptation, so he invested a lot of money in the stock market and lost big. To make matters worse, the money actually belonged to his son Michael. Now Leo wants his money back, but should he keep investing or call it quits? In this introspective film, Leo de Boer seeks out the mechanisms underlying the temptation to gamble. And why is it that other people are getting rich this way, but he isn't? Un film tragi-comique, profondément personnel, sur comment une fortune gérée avec précaution s’est évanouie à cause de la crise financière. Le cinéaste néerlandais Leo de Boer n’a pas pu résister à la tentation. Il a donc investi beaucoup d’argent à la Bourse et il a perdu gros. Pire encore, cet argent appartenait à son fils Michael. Maintenant, Leo veut récupérer son argent, mais devrait-il continuer à investir ou plutôt s’en tenir là ? Dans ce film introspectif, Leo de Boer recherche les mécanismes sous-jacents à la tentation du jeu. Et pourquoi d’autres arrivent à s’enrichir ainsi et pas lui ?

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INVENTORY OF THE MOTHERLAND Ben van Lieshout 76’ / DCP / colour Original title: INVENTARIS VAN HET MOEDERLAND

Prod: Van Lieshout Filmproducties Sc: Ben van Lieshout D.O.P.: Stef Tijdink Completed: October 2012 Language: no dialogue

A film inspired by the work of photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), the inventor of colour photography in Russia.

Ben van Lieshout: a.o. THE MUSE (2007, feature), LOCATIE TUSSENLAND (2006, short doc), PETERSBURG PLACES AND PAINTINGS (2004, doc), WEEK 19 – OBSERVATIONS FROM ROTTERDAM (2003, doc), ALLOTMENT (2003, short), TRIP TO PARADISE (2002, short doc).

Van Lieshout Filmproducties Following in the footsteps of photographer Prokudin-Gorskii this film follows Ph: +31 30 601 3040 two routes, by boat and train, into both Russia's heart and its North, providing bvlfilm@gmail.com a colourful ode in image, sound and music to a Motherland on the verge of revwww.bvlfilm.com olution, as well as to the Russia of today. Un film inspiré par l’œuvre du photographe Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), l’inventeur de la photographie en couleur en Russie. Suivant les traces du photographe Prokudin-Gorskii, ce film s’engage sur deux voies, en bateau et en train, au cœur de la Russie comme dans le nord du pays, offrant ainsi une extraordinaire ode en image, son et musique à une Patrie à la veille de la révolution, ainsi qu’à la Russie actuelle.

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KARSU – I HIDE A SECRET Mercedes Stalenhoef 87’ / DCP / colour Original title: Karsu – I HIDE A SECRET Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film Sc: Mercedes Stalenhoef D.O.P.: Gregor Meerman, Sander Snoep, Erik van Empel Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch/Turkish/English (English subtitles) Mercedes Stalenhoef: a.o. CARMEN MEETS BORAT (2008, doc), I NEVER WANT TO BE FAMOUS (2005, doc), GODOFREDO IS ALIVE (2004, short doc).

Coming-of-age film about Karsu Dönmez, star singer from Amsterdam who was discovered playing piano in her parents’ restaurant.

Pieter van Huystee Film Ph: +31 20 421 0606 info@pvhfilm.nl www.pvhfilm.nl

Karsu is a talented jazz singer who, until her 18th birthday, was forced to help out in her Amsterdam-based family restaurant. But she was determined to find her own path and eventually became a star in the Turkish scene, singing regularly in the family restaurant. When she was discovered by music professionals she became a true star, and continued to pave her own way throughout 2010. Still living with her parents, she finally tries to break free from her family and culture. Un film initiatique sur Karsu Dönmez, une vedette de la chanson d’Amsterdam, découverte jouant du piano dans le restaurant familial. Karsu est une chanteuse de jazz talentueuse qui, jusqu’à 18 ans, devait aider dans le restaurant familial à Amsterdam. Mais, décidée à trouver sa voie, elle est finalement devenue une star de la scène turque en y chantant souvent. Après sa découverte par des pros de la musique, elle est devenue une vraie vedette et a continué à frayer son propre chemin pendant tout 2010. Elle habite toujours chez ses parents mais tente de se libérer de sa famille et sa culture.

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KILL YOUR DARLING Jaap van Hoewijk 78’ / video / colour Original title: KILL YOUR DARLING Prod: Zeppers Film Co-prod: NCRV Sc: Jaap van Hoewijk D.O.P.: Adri Schrover, Stef Tijdink Completed: November 2012 Language: English/Dutch (English subtitles) Jaap van Hoewijk: a.o. MIRACLE ALONG THE RIVER MAAS (2010, short doc), TO THE OTHER SIDE (2009, short doc), BYE EVERYONE (2002, doc), FAMILY SECRET (2001, doc), TOUCHED (2000, short doc). Documentary about attempts to reconstruct the past, based on the unsolved murder of American model Melissa Halstead in 1990. In 1990, the beheaded body of a young woman was found in a Rotterdam canal. It was impossible to identify the body until 2008 when new DNA techniques identified the victim as model Melissa Halstead. A Dutch/UK investigation led to John Sweeney, who had a tumultuous relationship with Halstead as evidenced by the many lurid drawings he made during their time together. Director van Hoewijk attempts to reconstruct the past, and seizes the opportunity to question Sweeney himself.

Zeppers Film Ph: +31 20 675 8594 info@zeppers.nl www.zeppers.nl Sales: NPO Sales Ph: +31 35 677 3561 info@nposales.com www.nposales.com

Documentaire sur les tentatives de reconstruction du passé, basé sur le meurtre non résolu du mannequin américain Melissa Halstead en 1990. En 1990, le corps décapité d’une jeune femme est découvert dans un canal à Rotterdam. Le corps n’a pu être identifié qu’en 2008, quand la nouvelle technique de l’ADN a permis d’identifier la victime comme le mannequin Melissa Halstead. Une enquête anglo-néerlandaise a conduit à John Sweeney, qui avait une liaison orageuse avec elle - comme en témoignent ses nombreux dessins atroces, faits durant leur laison. Le réalisateur Hoewijk tente de reconstruire le passé et saisit l’occasion d’interroger Sweeney.

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THE LAST HIJACK Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting 81’ / DCP / colour Original title: THE LAST HIJACK Prod: Submarine Co-prod: Still Films (IE, USA), Razor Film (DE), Savage Film (BE), IKON (NL) Sc: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting D.O.P.: Ahmed Farah Completed: spring 2013 Language: Somali (English subtitles)

A feature-length documentary and an online transmedia experience offering a unique way to investigate Somali piracy - from many different perspectives. THE LAST HIJACK follows the lives of Mohamed and Muse, two Somali cousins, one an experienced pirate, the other a desperate newcomer. Both claim they just want to do one more hijack. Through their eyes a dramatic tale about survival in the failed state Somalia unfolds. And the film seeks to answer the obvious questions: how and why did they come to live this brutal and dangerous existence? Un documentaire long et une expérience transmédia en ligne offrant une méthode unique d’enquête sur la piraterie somalienne - de nombreux points de vue. THE LAST HIJACK suit les vies de Mohamed et Muse, deux cousins somaliens, l’un pirate chevronné, l’autre néophyte désespéré. Ils prétendent tous deux qu’ils veulent seulement commettre un dernier acte de piraterie. Par leurs yeux, se déroule un conte dramatique sur la survie dans l’État défaillant qu’est la Somalie. Et le film cherche la réponse à la question qui s’impose : comment et pourquoi en sont-ils arrivés à vivre cette vie violente et dangereuse ?

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Tommy Pallotta: a.o. COLLAPSUS (2010, short/online game) Awards: Interactive Award SXSW (Austin, Texas), AMERICAN PRINCE (2009, short doc). Femke Wolting: a.o. ANOTHER PERFECT WORLD (2009, short doc), VICTOR AND ROLF: BECAUSE WE’RE WORTH IT (2006, doc), SNEAKERS (2004, short doc). Submarine Ph: +31 20 330 1226 info@submarine.nl www.submarine.nl

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LOWLANDS SAFARI Lisa Boerstra 80’ / DCP / colour Original title: OP SAFARI DOOR LAGE LANDEN Prod: Viewpoint Productions Co-prod: VPRO Sc: Lisa Boerstra, Tamara Vuurmans D.O.P.: Wiro Felix, Joost van Herwijnen, Gregor Meerman, Rob Hodselmans, Martijn van Broekhuizen Completed: March 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles)

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A documentary mosaic detailing the behaviour of festival-goers over three days. As they enter the Lowlands Festival, the Lowlanders embrace a different world. For some it represents an escape from daily existence, for others it is a gateway to a new life that must be celebrated. What happens when 40.000 people have to share a small area for three days and nights? As they cut loose, a feeling of togetherness rises from the chaos and many show creative solutions for the lack of space, time and sleep.

Lisa Boerstra: Second feature length documentary. L.A. RAEVEN - BEYOND THE IMAGE (2010, doc), DUSHI (2004, short doc). Viewpoint Productions Ph: +31 20 636 3678 docs@viewpointdocs.com www.viewpointdocs.com

Un documentaire mosaïque exposant en détail le comportement des festivaliers trois Sales: Illumina Films jours durant. Ph: +31 20 624 8395 En pénétrant dans le Lowlands Festival, les festivaliers adoptent un monde dif- robin@illuminafilms.nl www.illuminafilms.nl férent. Pour certains, il représente une évasion hors du quotidien, pour d’autres une porte d’accès à une vie nouvelle qui demande à être célébrée. Qu’arrive-t-il quand 40 000 personnes partagent un espace restreint pendant trois jours et trois nuits ? Lorsqu’ils se laissent aller, un sentiment de communion monte du chaos et beaucoup de festivaliers trouvent des solutions créatives au manque d’espace, de temps et de sommeil.

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MUSSELS IN LOVE Willemiek Kluijfhout 73’ / DCP / colour Original title: L’AMOUR DES MOULES Prod: Trueworks Co-prod: Associate Directors (BE) Sc: Willemiek Kluijfhout D.O.P.: Remko Schnorr Completed: September 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles)

The life cycle of the mussel and the passionate individuals it encounters: not just biologists and fishermen, but also cooks and even a gynaecologist.

Willemiek Kluijfhout: First feature length documentary. BECAUSE OF DELICATE SKIN (2009, short), AS BLACK AS INK (2008, animation), BALL POSSESSION (2007, short) Awards: Best Comedy Award Very Short Movies Festival Hollywood, Silver Remi Award World Festival Houston, BLACK INK (2006, short doc), THINGS TO COME (short doc), SURVIVING THE WATER (2002, short doc).

Belgians, such as top chef Sergio Herman, look forward to it with bated breath - the start of the mussel season. In this film light is shed on the lifecycle of the Zeeland mussel in an intimate manner. The mussel that loves, the one that holds on with all its might, and the mussel that is cast off by storm. And on its way, we (and the mussel) encounter the passionate enthusiasts who fall in love, Trueworks struggle and overcome adversity. Ph: +31 6 2487 0468 reinette@true-works.nl Le cycle de vie des moules et les amateurs passionnés qu’elles rencontrent : des www.true-works.nl biologistes et des pêcheurs, mais aussi des cuisiniers et même un gynécologue. Les Belges, comme le grand chef Sergio Herman, l’attendent avec impatience le début de la saison des moules. Ce film explique le cycle de vie de la moule de Zélande de façon intime. La moule amoureuse, la moule qui s’accroche de toutes ses forces et la moule que la tempête arrache. En chemin, nous (et la moule) rencontrons les amateurs passionnés qui tombent amoureux, luttent et surmontent les adversités.

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THE ONLY SON Simonka de Jong 79’ / video / colour Original title: THE ONLY SON Prod: IDTV Docs Co-prod: Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation (NL), Off World (BE), Elizabeth Mandel (USA) Sc: Simonka de Jong D.O.P.: Wiro Felix Completed: November 2012 Language: Dolpo dialect (Nepalese)/English/Dutch (English subtitles)

Family bonds can become unbreakable chains, both supporting and suffocating. Pema and his sisters grew up away from their parents’ Nepalese village. He was raised in a children’s home, his sisters were adopted in the West. Now his parents want him to marry a local girl and return home. But he wants to study abroad and marry a girl of his own choice. So together, the siblings make the trek home. The resulting family reunion is underscored by Pema’s dilemma: does he obey his parents or not? Les liens familiaux peuvent devenir des chaînes indestructibles qui soutiennent autant qu’elles étouffent. Pema et ses sœurs ont grandi loin du village népalais de leurs parents. Il a été élevé dans une maison d’enfants, ses sœurs ont été adoptées en Occident. Maintenant, ses parents veulent qu’il épouse une villageoise et qu’il rentre au pays. Mais il veut étudier à l’étranger et épouser une fille de son choix. Ainsi, la fratrie rentre au pays. La réunion de famille qui en résulte souligne le dilemme de Pema : obéira-t-il à ses parents ou non ?

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Simonka de Jong: First feature length documentary. THE SILENT HISTORIAN (2011, short doc), PETS IN POTS (2008, short doc) Awards: UNICEF Award Vittorio Veneto FF, YVETTE (2007, short doc), A CZECH CHRISTMAS (2005, short doc) Awards: a.o. Special Jury Prize Crossroads of Europe Festival (Poland). IDTV Docs Ph: +31 20 314 3100 docs@idtv.nl www.idtvdocs.nl Sales: First Hand Films Ph: +41 44 312 2060 stories@firsthandfilms.com www.firsthandfilms.com

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OUTSIDE THE JAPANESE CAMPS Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich 90’ / DCP / colour Original title: BUITENKAMPERS Prod: Holland Harbour Productions Sc: Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich, Rob Vermeulen D.O.P.: Jaap Veldhoen Completed: May 2013 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich: Second feature length documentary. CONTRACT HOTELS - DJANGAN LUPAH! (2009, doc). A documentary about the everyday life of children during and after the Japanese occupation of the former Dutch East Indies.

Holland Harbour Productions Ph: +31 10 233 1400 info@hollandharbour.nl www.hollandharbour.nl

OUTSIDE THE JAPANESE CAMPS profiles the Indo-European children who, because of their mixed blood, lived outside the Japanese camps with their mothers but received no protection against the young Indonesian freedom fighters. The Indo-Europeans were regarded as collaborators with the white, Dutch colonialSales: Films Transit ists and were subsequently regarded as easy targets for the young rebels during International the War of Independence. Fifteen men and women describe in minute detail Ph: +1 514 844 3358 the impact on their lives, and those of their families. janrofekamp@filmstransit.com Un documentaire sur la vie de tous les jours d’enfants pendant et après l’occupation www.filmstransit.com japonaise des anciennes Indes néerlandaises. OUTSIDE THE JAPANESE CAMPS brosse le portrait des enfants eurasiens qui, à cause de leur métissage, vivaient hors des camps japonais avec leurs mères mais qui n’étaient pas protégés contre les jeunes révolutionnaires indonésiens. Les Eurasiens étaient considérés comme des collaborateurs des colons néerlandais blancs et donc comme des cibles faciles pour les jeunes insurgés pendant la guerre d’indépendance. Quinze hommes et femmes décrivent dans les moindres détails l’impact que cela a eu sur leurs vies et celles de leurs familles.

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THE SEX POLICE Roy Dames 90’ / video / colour Original title: DE SEKSPOLITIE Prod: KeyDocs Sc: Roy Dames D.O.P.: Roy Dames Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch/English/ Hungarian/Bulgarian/German/ Italian/Albanian (English subtitles) Roy Dames: a.o. MOCROS (2011, doc), WRONG FELLOWS (2010, doc), I AM MOHAMMED (2005, doc), BETWEEN DOPE AND LOVE (2004, doc), ANDREW AND RASA, A MODERN LOVE STORY (2002, doc). The Hague's vice squad combats human trafficking and exploitation of prostitutes while dealing with the pressure of procedures and political policies. This film shows the commercial vice team on their nightly routine visits to the red light district, on brothel inspections and processing potential victims of human trafficking back at the police station. Their work is to filter out what is real within the often complex victim statements. The detectives involved often talk candidly about the murky world of prostitution and the inner workings of human trafficking.

KeyDocs Ph: +31 20 422 2607 info@keydocs.nl www.keydocs.nl

La brigade des mœurs de La Haye lutte contre la traite des femmes et l’exploitation des prostituées, malgré les pressions administrative et politiques. Le film montre la brigade des mœurs pendant ses rondes de nuit dans le quartier chaud, les inspections de bordels et le traitement des victimes potentielles de trafic humain une fois au commissariat. Leur travail consiste à séparer le faux du vrai dans les dépositions souvent complexes des victimes. Les policiers concernés parlent souvent avec franchise du monde sordide de la prostitution et des rouages internes de la traite des êtres humains.

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SEXY MONEY Karin Junger 90’ / DCP / colour, b&w Original title: SEXY MONEY Prod: De Productie Sc: Karin Junger D.O.P.: Karin Junger Completed: April 2013 Language: English/Nigerian (English subtitles) Karin Junger: a.o. A BETTER LIFE (2008, doc), BOLLETJES BLUES (2006, feature), GREAT! (2003, short) Awards: a.o. Silver Bear Int. FF Berlin, MAMA BENZ & THE TASTE OF MONEY (2001, doc), GOD IS MY CO-PILOT (2000, doc), CHICKIES, BABIES & WANNABIES (1999, doc). Nigerian women, exploited as prostitutes in Europe, return home, filled with a renewed lust for life. Recently, a growing number of illegal prostitutes from West Africa have settled in the major cities of the Netherlands to escape poverty and find both riches and a better life. But for most, the adventure ends in disappointment when they fly back to Nigeria empty-handed. The film listens to them talk about their situation and follows two women who, after returning to Nigeria, try to build a new life. Can they regain their self-respect and wrestle control over their own lives?

De Productie Ph: +31 10 476 3388 info@deproductie.nl www.deproductie.nl

Des Nigérianes, exploitées en tant que prostituées en Europe, rentrent au pays remplies d’une rage de vivre accrue. Récemment, un nombre croissant de prostituées illégales d’Afrique occidentale sont venues dans des villes néerlandaises pour échapper à la pauvreté et trouver la richesse et une vie meilleure. Mais pour la plupart, l’aventure aboutit à une déception quand elle repartent au Nigéria les mains vides. Le film les écoute parler de leur situation et suit deux femmes qui, après leur retour au Nigéria, tentent de se construire une vie nouvelle. Pourront-elles retrouver le respect de soi et reprendre leurs vies en main ?

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SHADO’MAN Boris Gerrets 80’ / DCP / colour Original title: SHADO’MAN Prod: Pieter van Huystee Film D.O.P.: Boris Gerrets Completed: May 2013 Language: English/Krio (English subtitles) Boris Gerrets: a.o. PEOPLE I COULD HAVE BEEN AND MAYBE AM (2010, doc) Awards: Best Mid-Length Doc IDFA, DREAMRIDERS (2006, short doc).

An epic journey for the viewer, through the darkness of memory, eventually to emerge into the light of a new day.

Pieter van Huystee Film Ph: +31 20 421 0606 info@pvhfilm.nl www.pvhfilm.nl

At night, a group of young men and women, gather on the street corners of Freetown, Sierra-Leone. These streetboys are crippled and destitute: amputees of the civil-war that ended 10 years ago. Abandoned by their family, ostracised by society and forced to live in the streets, they form a close-knit community, beyond traditional tribal and religious dividing lines. Their dream is to build a house for themselves, so they buy a few bricks every day… Une épopée pour le spectateur, à travers les ténèbres du souvenir, finit par déboucher sur la lumière d’un jour nouveau. La nuit, des jeunes hommes et femmes se réunissent dans les rues de Freetown, en Sierra Leone. Ces SDF sont infirmes et indigents : des amputés de la guerre civile qui a fini il y a dix ans. Abandonnés par leurs familles, mis au ban de la société et contraints à vivre dans la rue, ils forment une communauté très unie, au-delà des traditions tribales et des clivages religieux. Ils rêvent de se construire une maison et achètent donc chaque jour quelques briques...

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SOLDIER ON THE ROOF Esther Hertog 80’ / video / colour Original title: SOLDIER ON THE ROOF Prod: Sarphati Media Sc: Esther Hertog D.O.P.: Esther Hertog Completed: October 2012 Language: English/Hebrew (English subtitles) Esther Hertog: First feature length documentary. Sarphati Media Ph: +31 20 530 7190 info@sarphatimedia.nl www.sarphatimedia.nl “Blessed God says: Make war for this land. Conquer this land. So this is what I do” Hebron Settler’s spokesman Hebron is a holy place for Jews, Muslims and Christians. In its oldest neighborhood can be found a small Jewish settler enclave surrounded by 120,000 Palestinians. On the surrounding rooftops is a large Israeli military force, under specific orders to protect Hebron’s 800 settlers. Over a period of three years the filmmaker lived amongst these settlers, her goal to portrait the daily lives of these Jewish families, and their constant conflict with Hebron’s ‘other’ residents. « Dieu béni dit : Faites la guerre pour cette terre. Conquérez cette terre. C’est donc ce que je fais » porte-parole des colons à Hébron Hébron est un lieu sacré pour les Juifs, les Musulmans et les Chrétiens. Dans la vieille ville, il y a une petite enclave de colons juifs entourée par 120 000 Palestiniens. Sur les toits environnants, de nombreux soldats israéliens ayant mission de protéger les 800 colons d’Hébron. La réalisatrice a vécu pendant trois ans parmi les colons dans le but de décrire la vie quotidienne de ces familles juives et leur conflit permanent avec les « autres » habitants d’Hébron.

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STRAY DOGS OF TALAD NOI Gerard Holthuis 72’ / DCP / colour Original title: STRAY DOGS OF TALAD NOI Prod: Filmstad Producties Sc: Gerard Holthuis D.O.P.: Gerard Holthuis Completed: December 2012 Language: English/Thai (English subtitles) Gerard Holthuis: First feature length documentary. a.o. CARELESS REEF (2006, short doc), CARELESS REEF - ABU KIFFAN (2005, short doc), CARELESS REEF – PREFACE (2005, short doc) Awards: a.o. Best International Film-Images Festival Toronto, Over 5 years, Gerard Holthuis filmed the people around the River View Guest House CARELESS REEF - MARSA ABU in Talad Noi, Bangkok. GALAWA (2004, short doc) Awards: a.o. Gecko Award Cinema Texas, Kai, a single mother of four, works around the clock at the River View Guest Best Experimental Short Film House. She makes ends meet by collecting junk for recycling. Aa, a handy-man Santa Cruz FF, CITY AT NIGHT at the hostel, spends his spare time assisting a monk collecting alms. They (AMS) (2000, short), HONG KONG share an affection for the stray dogs and cats of the neighbourhood, which they (1999, short doc) Awards: a.o. feed by collecting leftover food in a way not unlike how they provide for themBest Doc L’Alternativa FF selves, living off charitable gifts. Barcelona, Best Doc Sienna Short FF, Best Film Viper Basel Pendant 5 ans, Gerard Holthuis a filmé ceux qui gravitent autour de River View Int. Film, Video and New Media Guest House, à Talad Noi, à Bangkok. Fest. Kai, mère célibataire de quatre enfants, travaille sans relâche au River View Guest House. Elle arrive à joindre les deux bouts en récupérant des déchets recyclables. Aa, l’homme à tout faire de l’hôtel, passe ses loisirs à aider un moine à recueillir des aumônes. Ils ont une affection commune pour les chiens et chats errants du quartier qu’ils nourrissent en ramassant des restes de nourriture, un peu comme ils subviennent à leurs propres besoins en vivant de la charité.

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TUESDAY BLUES (WORKING TITLE) Ditteke Mensink 90’ / DCP / colour Original title: DE ATELIERS Prod: Interakt D.O.P.: Gregor Meerman, Maarten van Rossem Completed: September 2013 Language: Dutch/English (English subtitles) Ditteke Mensink: a.o. FAREWELL (2009, doc) Awards: Golden Calf Best Documentary Netherlands FF, ROOM WITH A VIEW (2001, short doc), BLEEKNEUSJE (1998, short doc), IS ‘T NU AL LIEFDE (1998, short doc). Every Tuesday is D-day, when the art students of The Ateliers receive feedback on their work by well-known artists. TUESDAY BLUES follows the students of The Ateliers during their academic year. We see the process of them getting feedback from, and being judged by, tutors and renowned artists alike, and we see the life of a student at the academy. We also see how, for the first time, the academy is threatened with closure.

Interakt Ph: +31 20 623 7982 interakt@interakt.nl www.interakt.nl

Chaque mardi, c’est le jour J, quand le travail des étudiants des Ateliers est évalué par des artistes renommés. TUESDAY BLUES suit les étudiants des Ateliers pendant leur année scolaire. Nous suivons leur évolution, les réactions et jugements qu’ils reçoivent de leurs directeurs d’études comme d’artistes renommés, et nous sommes témoins de la vie d’un étudiant aux Beaux-Arts. Nous voyons aussi que, pour la première fois, l’académie est menacée de fermeture.

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THE UNPLACEABLES René Hazekamp 91’ / DCP / colour Original title: DE ONPLAATSBAREN Prod: Riverpark Films Sc: René Hazekamp D.O.P.: René Hazekamp Completed: November 2012 Language: Dutch (English subtitles) René Hazekamp: First feature length documentary. WANDERMAN (2009, short doc). Riverpark Films Ph: +31 10 412 6506 info@riverparkfilms.nl www.riverparkfilms.nl A road-movie through the slums of the soul. A feature length documentary about the need for imagination in order to live a fully human life. It focuses on a group of (ex)-addicts, their work and their attempts to gain control over their lives. The documentary shows how the world looks from their perspective, what gives them hope, the strategies they develop to survive and how their world reflects ours. Un road-movie à travers les taudis de l’âme. Un documentaire long métrage sur la nécessité d’avoir de l’imagination pour vivre une vie pleinement humaine. Il se concentre sur un groupe d’(ex-)toxicos, leur travail et leurs tentatives pour prendre leurs vies en main. Le documentaire montre à quoi ressemble le monde de leur point de vue, ce qui leur donne espoir, leurs stratégies de survie et l’image que leur univers renvoie du nôtre.

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WRONG TIME WRONG PLACE John Appel 80’ / DCP / colour Original title: WRONG TIME WRONG PLACE Prod: Cobos Films Sc: John Appel Completed: November 2012 Language: Norwegian/Georgian/ English (English subtitles)

An essay on the insignificance of life and the role played by chance. Using the 2011 Norwegian island shootings as a starting point, WRONG TIME WRONG PLACE shows the role of (sometimes absurd) coincidence in tragedy. How a sequence of small, trivial happenings can mark the thin line between life and death. Two minutes earlier or later can be of critical importance. Un essai sur l’insignifiance de la vie et le rôle que joue le hasard. Utilisant la fusillade de 2011 sur l’île norvégienne, WRONG TIME WRONG PLACE montre le rôle que des coïncidences (parfois absurdes) jouent dans la tragédie. Comment un enchaînement de petits événements insignifiants peut marquer la ligne ténue entre la vie et la mort. Deux minutes avant ou après peuvent s’avérer d’une importance cruciale.

John Appel: a.o. THE PLAYER (2009, doc) Awards: Dioraphte Award Best Dutch Documentary IDFA, Grand Prize Best Documentary Fimforum Zadar, Grand Award Docudays (Kiev), THE LAST VICTORY (2003, doc) Awards: Best Director Infinity Festival Alba, Grand Prize Best Film Ismailia Int. FF, Grand Prize Best Film Krasnagorski Int. FF, TRENCH OF DEATH (1999, doc), ANDRÉ HAZES SHE BELIEVES IN ME (1999, doc) Awards: Joris Ivens Award Best Documentary IDFA. Cobos Films Ph: +31 20 320 3368 info@cobosfilms.nl www.cobosfilms.nl Sales: Films Transit International Ph: +1 514 844 3358 janrofekamp@filmstransit.com www.filmstransit.com

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BY HER SIDE Niels van Koevorden 25’ / DCP / colour Original title: IK STOND ERBIJ Prod: Een van de jongens Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: September 2012 Niels van Koevorden: First short documentary. Three young men are about to become fathers - this film focusses on that moment when their lives are going to change forever. Trois hommes jeunes sont sur le point de devenir pères - le film se concentre sur le moment où leurs vies vont changer pour toujours.

Een van de jongens Ph: +31 30 320 0383 jongens@eenvandejongens.nl www.eenvandejongens.nl

I USED TO DANCE Femke Kramer 31’ / DCP / colour Original title: I USED TO DANCE Prod: Motion Works Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: September 2012 Femke Kramer: First short documentary.

A wonderfully illogical insight into the life of a young woman suddenly forced to live life in a different way. Un film qui fournit un regard merveilleusement illogique sur la vie d’une jeune femme soudain obligée de vivre autrement.

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LAST WORDS Koert Davidse 35’ / DCP / colour Original title: LAATSTE WOORDEN Prod: seriousFilm Language: Dutch/Greek/ Cappadocian (English subtitles) Completed: August 2013

Scientist and linguist Mark Janse discovers the Cappadocian language – previously assumed dead – a find that sends shockwaves through the world of academia.

Koert Davidse: a.o. ASIAN DELIGHT (2012, short doc), THEY ARE GIANTS (2009, short), HIS LOST LAND (2009, short).

seriousFilm Mark Janse, scientifique et linguiste, découvre la langue cappadocienne - qu’on Ph: +31 6 2073 7277 croyait auparavant morte - une découverte qui provoque de vifs remous dans le info@seriousfilm.nl monde universitaire. www.seriousfilm.nl

SOUNDS FOR MAZIN Ingrid kamerling 19’ / video / colour Original title: GELUIDEN VOOR MAZIN Prod: Hollandse Helden Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: October 2012 Ingrid Kamerling: First short documentary. Mazin, deaf from birth, looks forward to the operation that will allow him to hear. But how will all these new sounds change his life? Mazin, sourd de naissance, attend avec impatience l’opération qui lui permettra d’entendre. Mais comment tous ces sons nouveaux changeront-ils sa vie ?

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Hollandse Helden Ph: +31 20 331 7417 mail@hollandsehelden.nl www.hollandsehelden.nl

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SPACE IN BETWEEN Noelia Nicolás 25’ / video / colour Original title: SPACE IN BETWEEN Prod: Birdfilms Language: Romanian (English subtitles) Completed: June 2012 Noelia Nicolás: First short documentary. Every day a Romanian woman stands by the wall of an Amsterdam jail to talk with her lover inside.

Birdfilms nicolas.noelia@gmail.com

Chaque jour, une femme roumaine se tient devant le mur d’une prison d’Amsterdam pour parler avec son amant qui est à l’intérieur.

VAMPTASIA Sarah Harkink 25’ / DCP / colour Original title: VAMPTASIA Prod: Viewpoint Productions Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: March 2013 Sarah Harkink: ALEXANDRA (2011, short doc).

When a vampire drinks the blood of a defenceless girl, women sigh. A short documentary on the contemporary hype around sexy vampire heroes. Quand un vampire boit le sang d’une adolescente sans défense, les femmes soupirent. Un court métrage documentaire sur le battage autour des héros vampiriques sexy.

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7 MINUTES IN HEAVEN Michiel ten Horn 7’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: 7 MINUTES IN HEAVEN Prod: Habbekrats Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: September 2012

When outsiders Thijs and Diana get locked in a closet together for seven minutes, something changes… Quand Thijs et Diana, deux élèves mal intégrés dans leur classe, se font enfermés dans un placard pendant 7 minutes, quelque chose change...

Michiel ten Horn: a.o. THE DEFLOWERING OF EVA VAN END (2012, feature), BOTTLED (2009, short), ARIE (2009, short), BASTA (2007, short). Habbekrats Ph: +31 20 330 0324 info@habbekrats.nl www.habbekrats.nl

AMSTEL Jaap van Eyck 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: romantic comedy Original title: AMSTEL Prod: Volt Films Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: October 2012

Maarten meets the woman of his dreams, but unfortunately he’s hammered at the time. Maarten rencontre la femme de ses rêves, mais, malheureusement, il est soûl à ce moment-là.

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Jaap van Eyck: a.o. AMSTEL (2012, short), MAESTRO (2012, doc), DIVAS (2011, doc), ANGELS OF HAARLEM (2010, doc). Volt Films Ph: +31 20 893 2332 info@voltfilms.nl www.voltfilms.nl

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ARASH Michaël Sewandono 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: ARASH Prod: CTM LEV Pictures Language: English Completed: September 2012 Michaël Sewandono: AKIKO (2008, short). In a deportation centre, Matthew unexpectedly gains his freedom. But he soon realises that every line crossed means another part of his soul is surrendered. Dans un centre de rétention, Matthew retrouve soudain sa liberté. Mais il comprend vite que chaque ligne franchie est un renoncement à une partie de son âme.

CTM LEV Pictures Ph: +31 35 647 4040 info@ctmlevpictures.com www.ctmlevpictures.com

THE ASYLUM Saskia Vredeveld 9’ / DCP / b&w Genre: experimental drama Original title: THE ASYLUM Prod: Piecefield Films Language: no dialogue Completed: September 2012

Made in collaboration with photographer Roger Ballen, THE ASYLUM is a surrealistic haven where the lust for power and the desire to love are penetratingly portrayed. Réalisé en collaboration avec le photographe Roger Ballen, THE ASYLUM est un refuge surréaliste offrant un portrait profond de la soif de pouvoir et du désir d’aimer. EYE International

Saskia Vredeveld: a.o. LEAVING MANDELA PARK (2010, doc), WHITE POVERTY (2009, short doc), MEMENTO MORI (2005, short doc), OUT OF EDEN (2001, doc). Piecefield Films Ph: +31 6 4123 5594 info@peacefieldfilms.com www.piecefieldfilms.com

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BALANCE Mark Ram 11’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: DE BALANS Prod: Deepeei film productions Language: no dialogue Completed: May 2012 Mark Ram: First short fiction film. Two friends climb a mountain, connected by a rope. When one falls, the other is left hanging over an abyss, his predicament increasingly precarious.

Deepeei film productions www.deppeei.com

Deux amis font l’ascension d’une montagne, reliés entre eux par une corde. Quand l’un tombe, l’autre reste suspendu au-dessus d’un gouffre, une situation toujours plus précaire.

Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

MAN IN SUIT Anna van der Heide 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: comedy Original title: MAN IN PAK Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: October 2012 Anna van der Heide: FIDGETY BRAM (2012, feature), MISSIEPOO16 (2007, short). In this absurdist story, a busy working mother in search of warmth and security dispenses not just with her husband, but with her common sense too. Dans cette histoire absurde, une mère très active en quête de chaleur et de sécurité se défait non seulement de son mari mais aussi de son bon sens.

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MIMOUN Tallulah Schwab 25’ / video / colour Genre: youth Original title: MIMOUN Prod: Stetz Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: December 2012

When the young and penniless Mimoun determines to buy his girlfriend a Valentine's present, he gets pulled into the criminal wake of his older brother Ab. Quand le jeune fauché Mimoun décide d’acheter un cadeau à sa petite amie pour la Saint-Valentin, il suit le mauvais exemple de son frère aîné Ab.

Tallulah Schwab: a.o. THE FIRST CUT (2011, short), THE DRIVING TEST (2005, short), THE MAN IN THE CUPBOARD (2003, short). Stetz Film Ph: +31 20 364 0030 info@stetzfilm.nl www.stetzfilm.nl

NATION FOR TWO Chaja Hertog & Nir Nadler 15’ / DCP / colour Genre: experimental Original title: NATION FOR TWO Prod: Family Affair Films Language: No dialogue Completed: September 2012 Chaja Hertog & Nir Nadler: First short film.

The subterranean journey of a man and a woman, tunneling their way towards each other, leaving threads of autobiography wherever they pass. Le voyage souterrain d’un homme et d’une femme qui, creusant un tunnel pour aller l’un vers l’autre, laissent des éléments autobiographiques partout où ils passent.

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NO VACANCY Michiel van Jaarsveld 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: mystery Original title: NO VACANCY Prod: Waterland Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: September 2012

Deaf and dumb Samuel is treated badly by his sadistic hotel manager, until he discovers a secret which offers him a way out of his miserable existence.

Michiel van Jaarsveld: a.o. THE MOON ANOUAR (2012, short), PAPA’S TANGO (2011, short), KOFTA (2010, feature), STORM (2005, TV film).

Waterland Film Samuel, un sourd-muet, est maltraité par le directeur sadique de son hôtel jusqu’à la découverte d’un secret qui lui permet d’échapper à sa misérable exis- Ph: +31 20 682 2164 tence. mail@waterlandfilm.nl www.waterlandfilm.nl

SEVILLA Bram Schouw 11’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: SEVILLA Prod: BALDR Film Language: Dutch/French (Eng. subs) Completed: September 2012 Bram Schouw: a.o. BABYSHOWER (2012, TV film).

Three youngsters take a road trip to Seville that will change their lives forever. Trois jeunes partent en voiture à Séville, un voyage qui changera leurs vies pour toujours.

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SHOW ME LOVE Peter Hoogendoorn 11’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: SHOW ME LOVE Prod: Keren Cogan Films, Phanta Vision Film International Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: September 2012

After a fight at home Alize observes, from a distance, the frantically worried parents from whom she has run away.

Peter Hoogendoorn: WES (2009, short).

Keren Cogan Films Après une dispute à la maison, Alize observe, de loin, ses parents fous d’inquié- Ph +31 20 626 0255 tude de chez qui elle s’est enfuie. info@kerencoganfilms.com www.kerencoganfilms.com

SMOKE LIKE A TURK Remy van Heugten 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: ROKEN ALS EEN TURK Prod: IJswater Films Language: Dutch/Turkish (English subtitles) Completed: June 2012

A Turkish boy discovers that he doesn't become a real man just by being circumcised. Un garçon turc découvre qu’il ne lui suffit pas d’être circoncis pour devenir un vrai homme.

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Remy van Heugten: a.o. WHITE FISH (2009, feature), THE TANGOMAN (2009, short), WET (2009, short). IJswater Films Ph: +31 20 442 1760 films@ijswater.nl www.ijswater.nl

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SOBER UP Joris van den Berg 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: tragicomedy Original title: KANSLOOS Prod: Stetz Film Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: October 2012 Joris van den Berg: a.o. CLIMAX (2012, short). After Iris and Sven fall for each other over an evening, a sobering 10-minute cycle ride home diminishes their chances of a successful one-night stand.

Stetz Film www.stezfilm.nl

Après qu’Iris et Sven tombent amoureux pendant une soirée, un retour à vélo dégrisant de 10 minutes diminue leurs chances d’une aventure d’un soir.

Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

SWEET RABBIT Camiel Schouwenaar 13’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: LIEF KONIJN Prod: Smit&Jansen Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: September 2012 Camiel Schouwenaar: First short fiction film. As a woman changes into a rabbit she begins to discover her true self. Lorsqu’une femme se transforme en lapin, elle commence à découvrir son vrai moi.

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Smit&Jansen Ph: +31 20 707 1307 contact@smitenjansen.nl www.smitenjansen.nl www.sweetrabbitshort.com

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WIL Sander Burger 10’ / DCP / colour Genre: drama Original title: WIL Prod: Popov Film Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: July 2012

The family of the elderly Wil can’t accept her final wish.

Sander Burger: a.o. HUNTING & SONS (2009, feature), OLIVIER ETC. (2006, feature), KOEN! (2004, short).

La famille de la très vieille Wil ne peut pas accepter sa dernière volonté. Popov Film Ph: +31 10 412 2909 info@popovfilm.nl www.popovfilm.nl

YIM & YOYO Anna van Keimpema 25’ / DCP / colour Genre: youth Original title: YIM & YOYO Prod: Volt Films Language: Dutch/Chinese (English subtitles) Completed: November 2012 Anna van Keimpema: First short fiction film. Yim and his imaginary friend Yoyo have wonderful adventures together. But what happens if Yim finds a real friend? Yim et son ami imaginaire Yoyo vivent ensemble des aventures palpitantes. Mais qu’arriverait-il si Yim trouvait un ami en chair et en os ?

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Volt Films Ph: +31 20 893 2332 info@voltfilms.nl www.voltfilms.nl

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AURORA Aimée de Jongh 3’ / DCP / colour Original title: AURORA Prod: Mooves Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Completed: June 2012 Aimée de Jongh: First animated film. As night falls across the wood, Aurora attempts to escape the ghostly witches known as the Witte Wieven.

Mooves www.mooves.nl

À la tombée de la nuit, dans la forêt, Aurora tente d’échapper aux spectres de ce qu’on appelle les Witte Wieven.

Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

CHOPPER Lars Damoiseaux 2’ / DCP / colour Original title: CHOPPER Prod: CTM LEV Pictures Language: no dialogue Completed: June 2012 Lars Damoiseaux: First animated film. a.o. ELEVADOR (2008, short), LOS TAXIOS (1998, short). A frog eats a grasshopper, a stork eats the frog, a crocodile eats the stork and the crocodile ends up as a pair of boots which a biker is wearing when a grasshopper flies into his face… Une grenouille mange une sauterelle, une cigogne mange la grenouille, un crocodile mange la cigogne qui finit en bottes portées par un motard quand une sauterelle lui vole dans la figure...

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CTM LEV Pictures Ph: +31 35 647 4040 info@ctmlevpictures.com www.ctmlevpictures.com

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A DIRECT FILM FAREWELL Oerd van Cuijlenborg 6’ / DCP / colour Original title: A DIRECT FILM FAREWELL Prod: il Luster Films Language: no dialogue Completed: October 2012 Oerd van Cuijlenborg: a.o. AN ABSTRACT DAY (2010, animation), MUET (2006, animation). A homage to celluloid and direct filmmaking. A universe in which frivolous figil Luster Films ures like butterflies float around between lines, droplets and chemical reacwww.illuster.nl tions. Hommage au cinéma direct et au celluloïd. Un univers où des figures frivoles évoquant des papillons évoluent entre les lignent, les gouttes et les réactions chimiques.

Sales: SND Films www.sndfilms.com

FALLING FLOYD Albert 't Hooft & Paco Vink 7’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Original title: FALLING FLOYD Prod: il Luster Films Language: no dialogue Completed: January 2013 Albert ‘t Hooft & Paco Vink: a.o. LITTLE QUENTIN (2010, animation).

After Floyd's break-up, his psychological problems take form as a small demon that intervenes in all aspects of his life. Après sa rupture, les problèmes psychologiques de Floyd prennent la forme d’un petit démon qui intervient dans chaque aspect de sa vie.

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il Luster Films www.illuster.nl Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

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THE GIRL IS MIME Michael Visser 7’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Original title: THE GIRL IS MIME Prod: il Luster Films Language: no dialogue Completed: January 2013 Michael Visser: THE DARK (2009, animation).

Two mime artists fight a fatal battle for the hand of the prettiest girl at the fair. Deux mimes se livrent un combat mortel pour obtenir la main de la plus belle fille de la fête foraine.

il Luster Films www.illuster.nl Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

GOODBYE MISTER DE VRIES Mascha Halberstad 6’ / DCP / colour Original title: DAG MENEER DE VRIES Prod: Viking Film Language: no dialogue Completed: September 2012 Mascha Halberstad: a.o. PICNIC WITH CAKE (2012, animation), IVANHOE (2002, short), RABBIT (2001, short). 93-year-old Mister De Vries is ending his days at the window of his timber cottage in Waterland - until an unexpected messenger jolts him awake. À 93 ans, Mister De Vries finit ses jours à la fenêtre de sa cabane à Waterland jusqu’à ce qu’un messager inattendu le réveille en sursaut.

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Viking Film Ph: +31 20 625 4788 info@vikingfilm.nl www.vikingfilm.nl

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GRANNY LANE Daniel Dugour 3’ / DCP / colour Original title: GRANNY LANE Prod: il Luster Films Language: no dialogue Completed: September 2012 Daniel Dugour: a.o. THE LABYRINTH RUNNER (2010, animation). An old granny in her little electric car unwittingly races against two young tearaways. A re-telling of the Tortoise and the Hare story.

il Luster Films www.illuster.nl

Une vieille mémé dans sa petite voiture électrique se retrouve involontairement Sales: SND Films dans une course contre deux casse-cou. Le Lièvre et la Tortue, en nouvelle ver- Ph: +31 20 404 0707 sion. info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

I LOVE HOOLIGANS Jan Dirk Bouw 13’ / DCP / colour Original title: I LOVE HOOLIGANS Prod: seriousFilm Language: Dutch (English subs) Completed: beginning 2013 Dirk Jan Bouw: First animated film. ALWAYS DIFFERENT (2012, doc).

A homosexual football hooligan is willing to reveal his identity in a world both dangerous and precious to him. A story of unconditional love. Un jeune voyou du football homosexuel veut bien révéler son identité dans un monde dangereux mais qui lui est cher. Une histoire d’amour inconditionnel.

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seriousFilm www.seriousfilm.nl Sales: NPO Sales Ph: +31 35 677 3561 info@nposales.com www.nposales.com

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INTO SPRING Udo Prinsen 5’ / DCP / colour Original title: INTO SPRING Prod: Carambolas Films Language: no dialogue Completed: September 2012 Udo Prinsen: AUDITION (2011, animation).

The rhythmical drumming of two woodpeckers sets a colourful spring into motion. Le tambourinement rythmique de deux pics déclenche un printemps coloré.

Carambolas Films www.carambolasfilms.com Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

JORKA Michiel Wesselius 7’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Original title: JORKA Prod: Photon Films Language: English Completed: December 2012 Michiel Wesselius: FASCINATIO (2006, animation). Photon Films via: www.illuster.nl When a boy suddenly dies, he remains for a little while among the living to see how they try to cope with his death. Lorsqu’un garçon meurt subitement, il reste encore quelque temps parmi les vivants pour voir comment ils s’efforcent de faire face à sa mort.

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Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Ben Brand 9’ / DCP / colour Original title: LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Prod: Caviar Amsterdam Language: no dialogue Completed: August 2013 Ben Brand: DAY BY DAY (2010, short).

Anton may be done with life, but life ain’t done with Anton. Anton en a peut-être fini avec la vie, mais la vie n’en a pas encore fini avec lui.

Caviar Amsterdam Ph: +31 20 627 3063 info.amsterdam@ caviarcontent.com www.caviarcontent.com

PICNIC WITH CAKE Mascha Halberstad, Tom Van Gestel, Mercedes Marro 25’ / video / colour Original title: PICKNICK MET TAART Prod: Submarine Language: Dutch (or English dub) Completed: October 2012 Tom Van Gestel: a.o. LA RÉALITÉ (2007, animation). Mascha Halberstad: see p.114 Mercedes Marro: HOLA LARA (animation series). A short animated adaptation of Thé Tjong-Khing's celebrated children's picture book “Picnic with Cake”, published in more than 13 countries. Un court métrage animé, adaptation du merveilleux album jeunesse illustré de Thé Tjong-Khing « Picnic with Cake », publié dans plus de 13 pays.

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Submarine www.submarine.nl Sales: Superprod www.superprod.net

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SHOPPING Lucette Braune 7’ / 35mm, DCP / colour Original title: SHOPPING Prod: il Luster Films Language: no dialogue Completed: January 2013 Lucette Braune: a.o. DISPLAY (2009, animation), BEAK (2004, animation). Short graphic story about a girl who struggles, quite literally, through a crowd of people while trying to do her grocery shopping.

il Luster Films www.illuster.nl

Un court métrage graphique sur une fille qui doit littéralement batailler pour se frayer une chemin à travers la foule pour faire ses courses.

Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

SNAPSHOT Arthur van Merwijk 3’ / DCP / colour Original title: KIEKJE Prod: Breinmonster animatie producties Language: no dialogue Completed: June 2012 Arthur van Merwijk: First animated film.

A couple of well-meaning day-trippers miss all the animal activity that takes place right under their noses in an idyllic forest clearing. Un couple d’excursionnistes pleins de bonnes intentions rate toutes les activités déployées par les animaux juste sous leur nez dans une clairière idyllique.

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Breinmonster animatie www.breinmonster.com Sales: SND Films Ph: +31 20 404 0707 info@sndfilms.com www.sndfilms.com

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Apply for dubbing or distribution support of Dutch films

DUTCH FEATURE AND DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCTIONS supported by the Netherlands Film Fund and released theatrically may receive further support to cover international distribution and dubbing costs. Dutch features with a production budget under € 3.000.000, feature length and documentaries with a budget up to € 600.000 and films selected for international festivals as listed in the overview International festivals, can apply for international distribution support and dubbing support. DISTRIBUTION SUPPORT FOR: International theatrical release of Dutch features and documentaries, outside the Netherlands by a foreign distributor in a maximum of two countries. The Film Fund can match up to 40% of the total costs with a maximum amount of € 10.000 per film production. DUBBING SUPPORT FOR: Dubbing of Dutch feature films to enable international distribution by a foreign distributor or sales agent. The Film Fund can match up to 50% of the total costs with a maximum amount of € 20.000 per production. Dutch youth films are given priority treatment. Only costs that are not already covered by the Fund, by EYE International or third parties are eligable. Visit www.filmfund.nl for more information on terms and application.

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For more information please contact:

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The annual get-together of Dutch and foreign film professionals September 26th - 30th 2013, Utrecht Netherlands Production Platform / NFF International Screenings Workshops & panels / Cinema Militans Lecture Binger-Screen International Interview / Digital Film Library

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