Best film in The Netherlands and in South Africa!


Carice van Houten won the audience Award for the Best Actress: Rembrandt Award (March 12, 2012).

Won 6 SAFTA Awards in the category Best Film, Best Cinematographer (Giulio Biccari), Best Music (Philip Miller), Best Prod. Designer (Darryl Hammer), Best Costume Designer (Rea Donelly), Best Make Up/ Hair (Raine N. Edwards) (South Africa, March 11, 2012).

Won 3 golden calves in the category Best Film, Best Editor (Sander Vos) and Best Actress (Carice van Houten) at the Dutch film festival in Utrecht (Sept. 30, 2011).

Won Public Jury Award at Taormina Film Festival (June 18, 2011).

In  the competition ‘Beyond the Mediterranean’ at the Taormina Film Festival 2011/ Italy – European Premiere (June 16, 2011).

Reached the Golden Film Status on May 26, 2011 –  100.000 cinema visitors from March 31, 2011.

Carice van Houten won Best Actress Award in a Narrative Feature Film at the Tribeca Film Festival (April 29, 2011).

In the competition ‘Narrative Feature Film’ at the Tribeca Film Festival 2011/ New York – World Premiere (April 23, 2011).


The love story inspired on the life of Ingrid Jonker.


Directed by Paula van der Oest. 


Casting: Carice van Houten as Ingrid, Liam Cunnigham as Jack Cope, Rutger Hauer as Abraham Jonker.


The Dutch premiere on March 22, 2011 at Pathe Tuschinski/ Amsterdam.




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Selected to take part in Sources2 April 2011 in Graz/ Austria.


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"Small Birds"

Selected to take part in EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2011.


Ying (12) a chinese girl, grows up in Europe. Visiting her grandma in rural Hong Kong becomes aware of being different. She needs to find herself again.

Written by Wing-Yee Wu.

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