With IJswater Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. In Blue (2017)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A sturdy flight attendant has to deliver a child in mid-air and gets involved in a confusing mother/lover relationship with a boy who's living under the streets of Bucharest.

Director: Jaap van Heusden | Stars: Maria Kraakman, Bogdan Iancu, Ellis van den Brink, Line Pillet

Votes: 215

2. Supernova (I) (2014)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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Meis is fifteen, lives in the back of beyond and aspires to a grand and stirring life, but all that happens is the passing of the time, waiting for the next car to run into the front of the house.

Director: Tamar van den Dop | Stars: Gaite Jansen, Tamar van den Dop, Bob Schwarze, Helga Boettiger

Votes: 233

3. As If I'm Crazy (2016)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A successful young artist faces his demons as he finds himself committed to a criminal hospital for a drug-induced crime he can't remember committing.

Director: Frank Lammers | Stars: Fedja van Huêt, Monic Hendrickx, Zoi Gorman, Sanne Langelaar

Votes: 169

4. The Polish Bride (1998)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Polish deceived woman hides from pimps on a Dutch farm, and shares an intriguing romance with the farmer.

Director: Karim Traïdia | Stars: Jaap Spijkers, Monic Hendrickx, Rudi Falkenhagen, Roef Ragas

Votes: 1,294

5. Paradise Trips (2015)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Holiday bus driver Mario has spent his entire life shuttling old age pensioners to the sunny south with his own travel company 'Paradise Trips'. Today, on the verge of his own retirement, ... See full summary »

Director: Raf Reyntjens | Stars: Gene Bervoets, Noortje Herlaar, Pascal Maetens, Jeroen Perceval

Votes: 426

6. 22nd of May (2010)

88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.0
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A bomb explodes in a shopping mall. Sam the security agent tries to save the victims, but at the end he runs off. Later he encounters all the people he saved. They all think that somehow he is responsible for what happened.

Director: Koen Mortier | Stars: Sam Louwyck, Titus De Voogdt, Wim Willaert, Sebastien Dewaele

Votes: 702

7. Abi (2008–2009)

70 min | Family

7.0
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Stars: Ghieslaine Guardiola, Cheryl Ashruf, Febe Bakema, Royce Bansropansingh

Votes: 6

8. Diep (2005)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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A story about the 14 year old Heleen who makes the transition of child to adult with pain and effort in the wild 70s. While her parents going to divorce she is exploring the world of sex, drugs and love on her own.

Director: Simone van Dusseldorp | Stars: Tjeerd Bischoff, Hunter Bussemaker, Marcel Faber, Monic Hendrickx

Votes: 306

9. Skin (II) (2008)

85 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Raised in a home broken by wartime trauma, the frustrated teenage son of a Dutch Holocaust survivor starts down a path of further tragedy when he finds belonging in a gang of neo-Nazi skinheads.

Director: Hanro Smitsman | Stars: John Buijsman, Chris Comvalius, Guus Dam, Robert de Hoog

Votes: 939

10. Headrush (2003)

85 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

5.7
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A contemporary black caper crime comedy.

Director: Shimmy Marcus | Stars: Wuzza Conlon, B.P. Fallon, Karl Argue, Steven Berkoff

Votes: 301

11. Midzomernacht (2011)

Drama

6.2
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For their annual trip, Lena -originally from Sweden- invites her close group of friends to a Frisian island to celebrate the Swedish Midsummer Night tradition. For the first time Meike, an ... See full summary »

Director: Hiba Vink | Stars: Michiel Bakker, Marieke de Kleine, Nanette Drazic, Arjen Lubach

Votes: 33

12. Win/Win (2010)

R | 81 min | Drama

6.7
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A playful 'nobody' at a famous investment bank becomes a successful trader overnight. As he's gradually becoming estranged from himself, he still seems unable to lose.

Director: Jaap van Heusden | Stars: Oscar Van Rompay, Halina Reijn, Leon Voorberg, Hans Kesting

Votes: 330

13. Het 14e kippetje (1998)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Antonie Kamerling, Thekla Reuten, Dirk Zeelenberg, Peter Paul Muller

Votes: 265

14. Entre nosotros (2011)

Drama

6.3
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A group of close friends and family members from South-America gather together in a small apartment in Amsterdam for a farewell party. The party is thrown for Diego, who will return to ... See full summary »

Director: Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito | Stars: Gabriel Aguilera, Dante Canales, Juan Carlos Valdes, Rodrigo Cortes

Votes: 19

15. Free Fight (2018 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama

6.1
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Two brothers together conquer the world of MMA fighters. Then their mother dies, which causes them to get into conflict.

Director: Sven Bresser | Stars: Daniël Brongers, Olivia Lonsdale, Aleksej Ovsiannikov, Chiem Vreeken

Votes: 28

16. De Nieuwe Wereld (2013)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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A chance meeting between a Dutch cleaner and an African asylum seeker leads to an unexpected relationship and two extraordinary weeks.

Director: Jaap van Heusden | Stars: Teun Stokkel, Mimoun Oaïssa, Ali Ben Horsting, Tarikh Janssen

Votes: 259

17. Red Rain (1996)

13 min | Thriller, Short

6.9
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Suspense film from the "Cine 100" series about a deserted motel, a woman with a broken-down car, a shower curtain and a knife.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Roef Ragas, Kim van Kooten

Votes: 37

18. Barbosa (2009 TV Movie)

36 min | Drama

7.4
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Robbie, a divorced Amsterdam commoner, is meanly denied access to his son Tommi, except for monthly visitation. He grudgingly accepts when a loan shark offers to scrap his debt and throw in... See full summary »

Director: Iván López Núñez | Stars: Juda Goslinga, Bob Schrijber, Peter Beense, Dick van den Toorn

Votes: 30

19. Lotus (I) (2011)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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A mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love and connection in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.

Director: Pascale Simons | Stars: Raymond Thiry, Gwen Maduro, Bruno Vanden Broecke, Jack Wouterse

Votes: 228

20. The Summer and All the Rest (2018)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Marc-Antoine stayed behind on the, by tourist abandoned, Corsica. He promised his summer love Marie to visit her in Paris in November. His friend Mickael is full of plans to leave, but ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Bresser | Stars: Mickael Danguis Fasolo, Marc Antoine Innocenti

Votes: 14

21. Engel en Broer (2004)

10 min | Drama, Short

6.7
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A young boy and his young sister are playing on a rubbish dump, acting out their parents' divorce. For this they use their father's things which their mother brought to the dumping ground ... See full summary »

Director: Hanro Smitsman | Stars: Sterre Herstel, Bart Klever, Eva van Heijningen, Nils Verkooijen

Votes: 70

22. Zap (1994)

17 min | Short

7.2
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Director: Paul Ruven | Stars: Erik de Bruyn, Marieke Heebink

Votes: 20

23. Fucking Cola (2018)

11 min | Short | Completed

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When stuttering Stef (17) decides to tell his grandmother about his studies at her birthday party, his family stop him from speaking, as they always do. But this time Stef refuses to remain silent.

Director: Sophie van de Pol | Stars: Joes Brauers, Katrien van Beurden, Jip van den Dool

24. Onder de tafel (2008 TV Movie)

39 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Sacha Polak | Stars: Hans Dagelet, Jochum ten Haaf

Votes: 9

25. Ver van familie (2008)

Drama

7.4
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Following the death of her stepmother, a young woman leaves her life in the USA behind, and rekindles the bonds with her Indonesian-Dutch grandmother.

Director: Marion Bloem | Stars: Terence Schreurs, Anneke Grönloh, Gepke Haakma, Joep van der Geest

Votes: 34

26. Anvers (2009)

39 min | Short, Drama

8.1
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Director: Martijn Maria Smits | Stars: Ron Cornet, Katelijne Damen, Karolien de Beck, Thomas Ryckewaert

Votes: 57

27. U Hebt Een Probleem (2015)

25 min | Short

9.6
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Director: Esra Pike | Stars: Thea Bulthuis, Albert-Jan Martinus

Votes: 7

28. One Day (2008 TV Short)

39 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Jos is mentally-challenged and still living with his mother. On his 34th birthday his life is about to change dramatically.

Director: Jaap van Heusden | Stars: Barry Atsma, Kuno Bakker, Leny Breederveld, Benja Bruijning

Votes: 57

29. Contact (I) (2006)

10 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Small events in the lives of three people eventually lead to the moment at which a boy throws a rock from a bridge to hit a car. Small, unimportant causes can have big consequences.

Director: Hanro Smitsman | Stars: Juda Goslinga, Camilla Siegertsz, Nino van der Lee, Jelka van Houten

Votes: 180

30. Het monsterlijk toilet (2006 TV Movie)

10 min | Family

7.1
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The story is about Ester, a nine-year-old girl, who has to conquer her fear of unfamiliar surroundings. Together with her father she moves into a new neighborhood where she is being ignored... See full summary »

Director: Simone van Dusseldorp | Stars: Tara Hetharia, Chris Comvalius, Franky Ribbens, Jesse Terpstra

Votes: 10

31. Father's Day (2009)

10 min | Short

7.2
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Little Keetje wants to surprise her father with an extensive Father's Day breakfast.

Director: Froukje Tan | Stars: Manon Alving, Scyler Eijgermans, Jaap Maarleveld

Votes: 13

32. Bridging the Gap (2008)

85 min | Documentary, Action

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Can Daniel Knoop make a difference in a world that is not his? A candid picture of the professional and personal dilemmas with which a young and ambitious development worker is confronted.

Directors: Katja Draaijer, Corinne van Egeraat | Star: Daniel Knoop

33. Amor (I) (2017)

Short, Drama

6.7
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Director: Isabel Lamberti | Stars: Dyomarah Alvarez, Heavenly Dap, Amber Koning, Richelle Plantinga

Votes: 11

34. Het Hart van Hadiah Tromp (2018)

89 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.8
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The quirky Dutch-Jamaican Hadiah Tromp (21) is the daughter of Navy officer Tromp, who believes his daughter is a perfect fit for the Navy. But Hadiah doesn't like her Navy training. She ... See full summary »

Director: Erik de Bruyn | Stars: Chloé Leenheer, Valentijn Benard, Jacqueline Blom, Mike Weerts

Votes: 85

35. Olivetti 82 (2001)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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On the day before Christmas a man is being interrogated, suspected of murder. We hardly know anything about him and we don't understand why he is been taken in for interrogation. Because ... See full summary »

Director: Rudi Van Den Bossche | Stars: Dirk Roofthooft, Gregory Ver Poorten, Joeri Busschots, Hilde Heijnen

Votes: 151

36. Sync (2013 TV Movie)

10 min | Drama

5.4
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Iris and Kimberly share a passion: synchronized swimming. They have been a duo for so long that their whole life seems to be synchronized. When the day of the big game arrives, their friendship is put to the test as well as their talent.

Director: Mari Sanders | Stars: Frank Lammers, Niels Gomperts, Jennifer Welts, Elodie Hooftman

Votes: 12

37. Priscilla (1996)

Short

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Director: Simone van Dusseldorp | Stars: Maaike Boelee, Marcel Faber, Arend de Geus, Sheila Lever

38. Roken als een Turk (2012)

10 min | Short

7.0
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At his sunnet, his circumcision party, 7 year old Turkish boy Cihan, finds out that becoming a real man takes more of him, then just being circumcised.

Director: Remy van Heugten | Stars: Kubilay Sengul, Yasin Kirmiziyuz, Mustafa Duygulu, Gonca Karasu

Votes: 19

39. Salãm (2013 TV Short)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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The eleven year old best friends, Ara and Mo, live in a refugee center where life isn't always as easy. It doesn't become easier when one of them suddenly disappears.

Director: Johan Timmers | Stars: Alyman Ahyee, Baran Yavuz, Rana Ayvaz, Mariam Garabitian

Votes: 10

40. Witness (1994 TV Short)

7 min | Short

6.9
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A woman is forced to confront her apathy to the murders she witnesses every evening.

Director: Paul Ruven | Stars: Renée Soutendijk, Rick Parets, Philippa

Votes: 15

41. Terugweg (2008)

10 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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In the middle of night Luna and Evy are dumped at a gas station along the busy freeway. Feeling miserable and cold the two girls decide to get back home.

Directors: Henk Haselager, Michael Helmerhorst | Stars: Anna Raadsveld, Elske Rotteveel

Votes: 7

42. Zugvögel (2009)

22 min | Short

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The dance film Zugvögel (migrating birds) is part of a multi disciplinary project by the internationally renowned choreographer Jirí Kylián. Zugvögel was recorded on location in The ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Paval Conen | Stars: Sabine Kupferberg, Richelle Plantinga

43. De Maan van Anouar (2012 TV Movie)

26 min | Drama, Family

8.6
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At the home of Iranian Anouar (10) the curtains are closed day and night and mother lies in bed all day. To get the light back in the house and to give his little sister comfort, he decides to catch the moon for her.

Director: Michiel van Jaarsveld | Stars: Golda de Leon, Pedram Parastar, Mehrnoush Rahmani

Votes: 12

44. Go Daan Go! (2014)

15 min | Short, Sport

8.1
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Daan Durft is a short film about nine-year-old Daan, who really gets excited about taking up swimming once he discovers his mother's old swimming medals in the attic. When his school ... See full summary »

Director: Mari Sanders | Stars: Jorrit de Jong, Marleen Scholten, Bas Keijzer, Gijs Rodolphe

Votes: 8

45. Papa's Tango (2011 TV Short)

15 min | Short, Drama

8.1
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Hannah misses her father after he leaves for Argentina. Although they're not together anymore, they will always share their love of tango.

Director: Michiel van Jaarsveld | Stars: Lucía Almeida-Carrion, Fidel Garcia Cortez, Ferdi Stofmeel, Saskia Temmink

Votes: 10

46. Firuze (2008)

15 min | Short

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Director: Hilt Lochten | Stars: Ramy Aslan, Leyla Cimen, Esra Horuz, Oya Capelle Karsman

47. Jesses wereld (2014– )

Family

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Jesse (6) lives on the coast, between the dunes. Jesse's father is a sailor, his mother is at home. Jesse's world stretches out from his home in the dunes up to the infinite sea. Driven by ... See full summary »

Stars: Felix van de Weerdt, Golda de Leon, Floor Paul, Michiel Bakker

48. Real Life Real Drama (1993)

6 min | Short

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A young man is watching an American amusement show. His television switches to images of war. The man changes channels back to the show, but the television jumps back to the war images.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Star: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.

49. To Be or Not to Be (1992)

3 min | Short

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Director: Tato Kotetishvili

50. Stuk voor 3 Mannen en 1 Valse Trompet (1993)

10 min | Short

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The film tells the story about a young woman who lives an exciting life, but is at the same time desperately in search of security. By all her lovers she plays a role. To escape her ... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Henneman | Stars: Tamar Baruch, Charly Chan Dagelet, Hans Dagelet, Henk Elich


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