Dutch filmmakers gathered to make this compilation movie, consisting of 17 segments, as a reaction to the status quo in The Netherlands after the assassination of filmmaker Theo van Gogh on November 2, 2004.
After years of fruitful cooperation, Dutch/Flemish actor-group 'Wunderbaum' is in crisis. Its members feel that with acting they contribute insufficiently to the changes of society desired by them, mainly aimed at the poor among us.
STAGES is a film about Roos and Martin, who are divorced but haven't become detached yet. When their 17-year old son Isaac withdraws ever deeper into silent isolation, they try to find a ... See full summary »
Mijke de Jong
Elsie de Brauw,
Joy is an emotionally damaged young woman of eighteen, who was given up at birth, to grow up in homes and with foster families. She lives on the fringes of society, getting by on benefits ... See full summary »
Some people find her removed from reality. Her older sister Katia even thinks she's stupid. But this is only a first impression, perhaps the result of her subconscious desire to remain a ... See full summary »
Frailer tells the story of an actress playing a part that reflects her real life story. Whilst playing a woman dying of cancer, Muis her doctor tells her she has not much more time left. ... See full summary »
Dutch filmmakers gathered to make this compilation movie, consisting of 17 segments, as a reaction to the status quo in The Netherlands after the assassination of filmmaker Theo van Gogh on November 2, 2004. The film is not as much about Van Gogh, but rather they are short, simple stories, told from the sideline. No political analysis, no media-trained politicians, but a focus on the grief, hope and anger of the neighbor, the viewer and the tram driver. Stories from the edge of the murder. Written by