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Dfw to kick off sales on dark romantic drama ‘Broken’ at EFM; unveils first image (exclusive)

Dfw to kick off sales on dark romantic drama ‘Broken’ at EFM; unveils first image (exclusive)
Film is based on book by Isa Hoes about her relationship with actor Antonie Kamerling, who died in 2010.

Dutch outfit Dfw International is to begin sales at the European Film Market on drama Broken, based on the book When I Saw You by Isa Hoes.

It tells of the relationship between Hoes and Antonie Kamerling, a well-known actor and singer in the Netherlands who suffered from severe depression and who died in 2010.

The film, directed by Ben Verbong and starring Egbert-Jan Weeber and Noortje Herlaar, will be released in the Netherlands by Dfw’s parent company Dutch FilmWorks on 100 screens in early March.
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The Takeover – Perils of dependency on technology

The Takeover – Perils of dependency on technology
As technology is spreading its tentacles in as myriad ways as it can be possible, the fallouts are being documented cinematically as well to underline mindless adoption of technologies by humans. Danish film The Takeover is one such film in the category.

The year was 1993. We were watching Demolition Man (1993) starring Sylvester Stallone and Sandra Bullock. There was one scene where for the sake of love making Sandra Bullock wore a contraption and asked Sylvester Stallone to wear the same as well and experience the magic of love making without actually doing it. Sylvester Stallone’s character just pulled off the contraption and exclaimed – if love making is to be done like this then it is a matter of disgrace. It was a cinematic visualization of where and in what form could technology lead to!

Cut to 2022. The Takeover, a film from the Netherlands now showing on Netflix, has brought
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First Trailer for Romantic Comedy 'Just Say Yes' with Yolanthe Cabau

First Trailer for Romantic Comedy 'Just Say Yes' with Yolanthe Cabau
"He can dive into my river. We'll keep it classy." Netflix has revealed an official trailer for an indie romantic comedy titled Just Say Yes from The Netherlands, made by filmmakers Appie Boudellah & Aram van de Rest. The incurable romantic Lotte, played by Spanish-Dutch model / actor Yolanthe Cabau, finds her life upended when her plans for a picture-perfect wedding unravel when the groom decides to cancel last minute -- just as her self-absorbed sister gets engaged. She reconnects with her friends to figure out what's next. It's already being compared with other romcoms like Runaway Bride and Bridesmaids. The film is coming to Netflix this spring and stars Jim Bakkum, Noortje Herlaar, Nienke Plas, Tino Martin, Kim-Lian van der Meij, Josylvio, Pip Pellens, and others. This looks like amusing girl-power Dutch romance fun. Here's the official trailers (+ poster) for Boudellah & van de Rest's Just Say Yes, from Netflix's YouTube: In Just Say Yes,
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