SEE NL #18

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Film and television actress Abbey Hoes made her screen debut in 2009 as Maite in the critically acclaimed Maite Was Here. She went on to star in the films Furious, To Be King and Nina Satana, and had supporting roles in Lover or Loser, Tirza and the award-winning Finnemans. She was named one of the Most Promising Young Talents at the 2012 Dutch Film Festival. This year she won the Dutch Film Award 2014 for Best

Actress in a Feature Film for her starring role in the international co-production Nena, selected for Berlinale 2015. Later in 2015, she will be featured in Nicole van Kilsdonk’s feel-good drama Ventoux, as well as Escape by Ineke Houtman. Abbey will represent The Netherlands as European Shooting Star at Berlinale 2015.

Comments Nena director Saskia Diesing: “Abbey has a very rare talent when it comes to acting: whatever she does, or says, even the smallest gesture or word, is genuine! She’s able to mix different tones continuously and has a deep inner world, which is visible in almost every glance. “It’s simply very difficult to keep your eyes off her.”

Photo: Marc de Groot

Abbey Hoes: Shooting Star

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