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Brimstone: A chink in Hollywood's armour


Brimstone: A chink in Hollywood's armour

VENICE 2016: Dutch director Martin Koolhoven has made a traditional western; the European co-production stars Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Kit Harington and Carice van Houten 

“If it’s too easy to watch, I’m doing something wrong”

Q&A: Martin Koolhoven • Director

“If it’s too easy to watch, I’m doing something wrong”

VENICE 2016: Dutch filmmaker Martin Koolhoven discusses Brimstone, his European, female-focused spin on the western genre, presented in competition for the Golden Lion 

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international title: Brimstone
original title: Brimstone
country: Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, Germany
sales agent: Embankment Films
year: 2016
directed by: Martin Koolhoven
screenplay: Martin Koolhoven
cast: Kit Harington, Carice van Houten, Dakota Fanning, Paul Anderson, Guy Pearce, Carla Juri, William Houston, Emilia Jones

main awards/selection

Venice Film Festival 2016

Toronto International Film Festival 2016 
BFI London Film Festival 2016 

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