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THE DARK HOUSE

by Will Koopman

synopsis

Single mother Maria starts to receive anonymous death threats. Together with her children, she flees to her former parental home, where her older sister Ans now lives. During those cold winter days in the secluded seaside house she is confronted with her traumatic childhood memories. But as the people close to her begin to question her state of mind, her assailant closes in. After the novel 'Terug naar de kust' by Saskia Noort.

international title: The Dark House
original title: Terug naar de kust
country: Netherlands
sales agent: Insomnia World Sales
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Will Koopman
film run: 100'
release date: NL 29/10/2009, BE 11/11/2009
screenplay: Lex Wertwijn
cast: Linda de Mol, Ariane Schluter, Daan Schuurmans, Huub Stapel
cinematography by: Tom Erisman
film editing: Joseph Derksen, Liesbeth Wieggers
art director: Manuelle van den Heuvel
costumes designer: Esther Klaver, Sheila Wassington
producer: Gijs van de Westelaken, Hans De Wolf, Hanneke Niens
production: Column Film, KeyFilm
distributor: Entertainment One - eOne Films Benelux, Kinepolis Film Distribution