During spring holiday, teenagers from the Groningen village of Musselkanaal earn an extra euro cutting asparagus. At recess, couple in the making Alko and Marie make a bet: the one who can stick an asparagus in his or her throat the deepest wins. Alko is the clear loser and will have to give Marie what she wants: a kiss. A steamy spring romance finally seems to flare up, but it turns out his best friend Björn ...
Directed by: Joren Molter
Once upon a time, Nel and Gerard arranged to jointly end their lives whenever they had a sense of completion, as the ultimate symbol of their love bond. But when Gerard is ready and Nel is still in doubt, it puts pressure on their relationship. Suppressed conflicts and ingrained habits make it harder than expected to follow through with their intention.
Directed by: Mari Sanders
In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, REDBAD, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat the seemingly invincible Franks.
Directed by: Roel Reiné
During a scorching summer in a Belgian-Dutch border village, eight teenagers play games of discovery to break the listless monotony. They challenge each other and themselves and pretty soon, their sexual curiosity starts to blur the lines between right and wrong. As innocence is crushed in depraved games and sexual exploitation, the teenagers soon turn into ruthless predators.
Directed by: Rene Eller
Coco has no idea what to do with her life until she discovers her mother is terminally ill. She wholeheartedly embraces this new purpose in life and moves in with her mother to take care of her, ignoring their distant relationship, as well as her mother's desire to die alone.
Directed by: Saskia Diesing
Instead of making the planned trip to India, the 27 year old Fem becomes a backpacker in her hometown; Amsterdam. Fem does not dare to tell her boyfriend the truth and she gets tangled up in a crazy lie.
Directed by: Mirjam de With
Dutch comedy about three school friends that return to The Marsman College for a reunion of their middle school. Their lives have changed completely after 25 years, but 40 is the new 20 and every man should become more handsome with age... or not? Where Edwin is still a woman's magnet his friends have all their different problems. Marks has been swapped for a younger guy bu his wife and family man Peter is struggling with his ...
Directed by: Hans Somers
In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), he comes up with a risky plan to take out huge loans and use the money to finance the resistance. When this proves not enough, the brothers set about ...
Directed by: Joram Lürsen
In 2014 actor Michel van Dousselaere (Gent, 1948) was diagnosed with a rare form of progressive aphasia, a brain disorder that affects the language center. The film shows how he deals with this loss of language and of the profession he practiced for more than 30 years. Against all odds Michel takes on one last role. His wife Irma Wijsman helps him to find new ways of expression and to stay focused. ...
Stars: Michel van Dousselaere
Five years after his successful debut, writer Lucas, has hit a dead end. In a desperate attempt to breathe new life into his second book – a pretentious World War II novel – he travels to Berlin, where he unexpectedly runs into his old travel love, Lena. When circumstances bring the two of them together, an extraordinary night ensues in which they roam the streets of Berlin with each other. They discuss their expectations ...
Directed by: Nicole van Kilsdonk
Ceres is a poetic yet realistic documentary that follows four children as they experience the natural cycle of life on a farm. Each child lives on a remote farm in the southwest of the Netherlands and is learning the profession of their ancestors from a young age. They each dream that one day they will take over the farms of their father or grandfather.
Directed by: Janet van den Brand
The young Sem wants to go to Iceland and the place where is late father left his mark. Together with his best friend Mo, he sets up a crew for the expedition. But is everyone just as determent as Sem to reach Iceland?
Directed by: Mans van den Berg
As the whole country is preparing for the World Cup, all characters are confronted with the Dutch ‘Orange Fever’, which seems to either bring them closer together, or drift them apart.
Directed by: Pim van Hoeve
The quirky Dutch-Jamaican Hadiah Tromp (21) is the daughter of Navy officer Tromp, who believes his daughter is a perfect fit for the Navy. But Hadiah doesn't like her Navy training. She prefers to stay at home and listen to her collection of old Ska records. When her boyfriend cheats on her, she decides to finish her Navy training. But Hadiah has difficulties feeling at home in the disciplined and closed environment of the ...
Directed by: Erik de Bruyn
From the imposing mating call of the red deer and the flight of the buzzard to the hunt of the fox and the micro-ecosystem on a massive oak: nature documentarist Luc Enting recorded it all for his stunning feature film Wild Heart of Holland, produced by PVPictures. The result of his efforts is an exciting, moving and often humorous film, revealing the beauty and diversity of this wild park in every season. We ...
Directed by: Luc Enting
Stars: André van Duin
Life Is Wonderful is a feel-good movie about love and longing. Best friends Mees and Boelie are spending a beautiful spring day in Amsterdam's Vondelpark. It seems like just a normal day, until they meet the young and attractive Panda. While the heat rises in the park, it's nowhere to be found between the long-married couple Etta and Ernst-Jan. Ernst-Jan suspects Etta of cheating and has his own ideas of how to catch her in ...
Directed by: Frans Weisz