Nederlands Film Festival

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1.
Son of Mine (2015)
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In the impoverished southern Dutch province of Limburg, the bond between a former mine worker and his only son is put to the test as the latter takes it upon himself to pay his father's debts to a local gangster. (102 mins.)
 
2.
Aanmodderfakker (2014)
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A 30-something slacker finds his carefree life turned upside down when he falls for his sister's teenage babysitter. (100 mins.)
 
3.
Borgman (2013)
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A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process. (113 mins.)
 
4.
The Girl and Death (2012)
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The Girl and Death tells us the impossible love story of Nicolai and the courtesan Elise. A love obstructed by materialism, wealth and death threat. (127 mins.)
Director: Jos Stelling
 
5.
Black Butterflies (2011)
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In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home. (100 mins.)
 
6.
Joy (2010)
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Joy is an emotionally damaged young woman of eighteen, who was given up at birth, to grow up in homes and with foster families... (75 mins.)
Director: Mijke de Jong
 
7.
Nothing Personal (2009)
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Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up... (85 mins.)
 
8.
Love Is All (2007)
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The bumpy love lives of four Amsterdam couples intersect during the days leading up to Dutch national holiday Sinterklaas. (110 mins.)
Director: Joram Lürsen
 
9.
Crusade in Jeans (2006)
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After using his mother's newly built time machine, Dolf gets stuck in the year 1212. He ends up in a... (125 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
 
10.
Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
11.
Paradise Now (2005)
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Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. (90 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
 
12.
Simon (2004)
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A mild-mannered gay dentist and a hedonist womanizer rekindle their unlikely friendship when the latter's terminal cancer drives them back together after a decade apart. (102 mins.)
Director: Eddy Terstall
 
13.
Twin Sisters (2002)
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Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany. (137 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
 
14.
Miss Minoes (2001)
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A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan. (86 mins.)
Director: Vincent Bal
 
15.
The Moving True Story of a Woman Ahead of Her Time (2001)
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Frisian-spoken costume drama about the turbulent marriage between a writer and a socialist politician. (110 mins.)
Director: Pieter Verhoeff
 
16.
Leak (2000)
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Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the... (105 mins.)
 
17.
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
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Pupil Abel is the victim of Laura's nasty prank, yet gets accidentally blamed and overreacts. His ma... (110 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
 
18.
Felice... Felice... (1998)
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Said to be inspired by British photographer Felice Beato, who for a time lived in 19th century feudal Japan and married a geisha named O-kiku... (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Delpeut
 
19.
Character (1997)
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Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs. (122 mins.)
Director: Mike van Diem
 
20.
Lang leve de koningin (1995)
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A fairytale about a young girl who learns to play chess and at the same time finds her father. (118 mins.)
Director: Esmé Lammers
 
21.
Little Sister (1995)
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After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam... (91 mins.)
 
22.
1000 Rosen (1994)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Theu Boermans
 
23.
De kleine blonde dood (1993)
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The poet Valentijn Boecke meets his former teacher Mieke. They have a short relation. After a while Mieke appears to be pregnant... (95 mins.)
 
24.
Kyodai Makes the Big Time (1992)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Ian Kerkhof
 
25.
Prospero's Books (1991)
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An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and... (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
26.
Evenings (1989)
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(122 mins.)
 
27.
Secret Wedding (1989)
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As an anonymous man, Fermin leaves his underground hideout in the subway. The dictatorship in the country is followed by democracy... (95 mins.)
 
28.
The Vanishing (1988)
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Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
29.
Vroeger is dood (1987)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ine Schenkkan
 
30.
Voyeur (1986)
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An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally)... (100 mins.)
 
31.
Flesh + Blood (1985)
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son... (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
32.
The Illusionist (1983)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Jos Stelling
 
33.
Hans: het leven voor de dood (1983 Documentary)
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(155 mins.)
 
34.
A Question of Silence (1982)
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Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by... (92 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
35.
Het teken van het beest (1980)
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In 1928 in the northern part of the Netherlands, a man has an affair with the wife of one of his friends (who is in jail at the time)... (98 mins.)
Director: Pieter Verhoeff