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Films / Netherlands


9 articles available in total starting from 10/06/2009. Last article published on 02/10/2018.

Review: Living the Light – Robby Müller

Review: Living the Light – Robby Müller

Cinematographer-turned-director Claire Pijman has made a poetic documentary on legendary DoP Robby Müller  

02/10/2018 | Films | Netherlands/Germany

My First Highway: "Rebel without a clue"

My First Highway: "Rebel without a clue"

Belgian filmmaker Kevin Meul takes on a typical social drama scenario where a young man’s world caves in after he commits an irreversible act  

01/03/2017 | Films | Belgium/Netherlands

A mesmerising journey of desire over the Atlantic.

A mesmerising journey of desire over the Atlantic.

Jan-Willem van Ewijk has produced an extremely pure cinematic experience with his second feature, Atlantic., which mixes sports film and classical epic to extraordinary effect  

19/02/2015 | Films | Netherlands/Belgium/Germany

Among Us, a family tragedy in the suburbs

Among Us, a family tragedy in the suburbs

In Among Us, a film unveiled last year in Locarno, Marco Van Geffen draws the detached, clinical portrait of a young au pair walled up in her own silence  

19/06/2012 | Films | Netherlands

Upstream subtly moves viewers

Upstream subtly moves viewers

Quietly, in the middle of a scorching hot week, young Dutch director Danyael Sugawara’s debut film Upstream offered the Brussels Film Festival competition its fair share of emotions and suppressed...  

30/06/2010 | Films | Netherlands

Uncompromising realism in It’s Already Summer

Uncompromising realism in It’s Already Summer

It’s Already Summer was like a cold shower for Brussels Film Festival goers bathed in the blazing summer sun. Totally immersing himself in his subject, young Dutch director Martijn Smijts plants...  

28/06/2010 | Films | Netherlands/Belgium

Can Go Through Skin penetrates mental anguish

Can Go Through Skin penetrates mental anguish

Marieke writes “vendetta” in her diary. Her boyfriend has left her and she is in the throes of an emotional storm. But the worse it yet to come, when the pizza delivery boy assaults her, even...  

15/04/2010 | Films | Netherlands

Dzhordzhadze returns with uneven Rainbowmaker

Dzhordzhadze returns with uneven Rainbowmaker

Georgian director Nana Dzhordzhadze’s films have served as an intimate guide for foreigners to her beloved homeland for a long time. From her breakthrough Robinsonada or My English Grandfather,...  

13/11/2009 | Films | Germany/Russia/Netherlands/Finland

Winter Silence speaks volumes

Dutch film Winter Silence by the Bahaman-born director Sonja Wyss is an experimental feature as fresh as its white, mountainous setting. Released in only the Netherlands so far, it also screened...  

10/06/2009 | Films | Netherlands