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Line-up Cannes International Film Festival 2011

From the Netherlands at Cannes

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs


CODE BLUE
World premiere
Directed by Urszula Antoniak
(feature, 81’)
Marian, a middle-aged nurse, shares nothing with humans beside the intimacy of death. When she is bound to share a secret with a stranger, her solitary life and murderous routine are disrupted.
Prod: IDTV Films, Ph: +31 20 314 3322, film@idtv.nl, www.idtvfilm.nl
Sales: Bavaria Film International, Ph: +49 89 6499 2686, international@bavaria-film.de, www.bavaria-film-international.de
Sun May 15, 11:30, Théâtre Croisette (press screening)
Sun May 15, 20:00, Théâtre Croisette
Mon May 16, 14:00, Olympia 3 (market screening)
Mon May 16, 22:00, Studio 13
Mon May 20, 22:30, Cinéma Les Arcades

Minority Co-Production at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs


THE OTHER SIDE OF SLEEP
World premiere
Directed by Rebecca Daly
(feature, 91’)
A sleepwalker since childhood, Arlene works in the local factory of the small Irish rural town she grew up in. When a young woman is found dead in the woods, Arlene immediately channels her own mother’s disappearance, twenty years ago.
NL Co-prod: Rinkel Film, Ph: +31 20 616 3231, info@rinkelfilm.com, www.rinkelfilm.com
Sales: Memento Films, Ph: +33 1 53349020, sales@memento-films.com, http://international.memento-films.com/
Fri May 13, 09:00, Théâtre Croisette (press screening)
Fri May 13, 17:00, Théâtre Croisette
Sat May 14, 11:30, Cinéma Les Arcades
Sat  May 14, 22:00, Studio 13
Sun May 15, 16:00, Arcades 2 (market screening)
Tue May 17, 17:30, Arcades 3 (market screening)

Cinefondation Atelier

FULL CONTACT
Directed by David verbeek
A contemporary tale of a man trying to find new purpose in his life after accidentally bombing a school through an American remotely operated drone plane above Pakistan (feature).
NL prod: IDTV Film, Ph: +31 20 314 3322, film@idtv.nl, www.idtvfilm.nl

Market screenings


AMSTERDAM HEAVY
Directed by Michael Wright
(feature, 90’)
The action-fueled story of one man’s relentless quest for revenge, as, against all the odds, he smuggles himself back to his home city, arriving with nothing but his fists and a burning desire for retribution.
Prod: The Content Factory, Ph: +31 6 2783 8080, info@thecontentfactory.nl, www.thecontentfactory.nl
Mon May 16, 15:30, Palais B (market screening - INVITATION ONLY)

 



BLACK BUTTERFLIES
Directed by Paula van der Oest
(feature, 100’)
Black Butterflies is the riveting love- and life-story of young South African poet Ingrid Jonker.
Prod: IDTV Films, Ph: +31 20 314 3322, film@idtv.nl, www.idtvfilm.nl
Sales: Bavaria Film International, Ph: +49 89 6499 2686, international@bavaria-film.de, www.bavaria-film-international.de
Fri  May 13, 14:00, Olympia 4
Mon May 16, 12:00 Olympia 6

BRINGING UP BOBBY
Directed by Famke Janssen
(feature, 91’)
In the vein of Thelma and Louise, Bringing Up Bobby is a fast-paced crime story with the most heart-wrenching of decisions at its heart.
NL Co-prod: Rinkel Film, Ph: +31 20 616 3231, info@rinkelfilm.com, www.rinkelfilm.com / Fu Works, Ph: +31 20 344 5160, info@fuworks.nl, www.fuworks.nl
Sales: Bankside Films, Ph: +44 20 7734 3566, www.bankside-films.com
Thu May 12, 15:30, Star 3

CHUBBY DRUMS
Directed by Arne Toonen
(feature, 85’)
When Chubby Drums moves from Roundville to Thin Haven he has to make some changes, both literally and figuratively.
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Ph: +31 20 666 1892, film@eyeworks.tv, www.eyeworks.tv
Sales: Delphis Films, Ph: +1 514 843 3355, xiao@delphisfilms.com, www.delphisfilms.com
Fri May 13, 18:00, Gray

CLUB ZEUS
Directed by David Verbeek
(feature, 75’)
They’ll all love you.
Prod: Revolver Media, Ph: +31 10 276 0773, welcome@revolver.nl, www.revolver.nl
Sales: Reel Suspects, Ph: +33 1 4240 1284, info@reelsuspects.com, www.reelsuspects.com
Mon May 16, 18:00, Gray 5

FUCHSIA THE MINIWITCH
Directed by Johan Nijenhuis
(feature, 88’)
Fuchsia sets off for witches’ school - this must be the beginning of a new and exciting adventure!
Prod: NL Film, Ph: +31 20 574 7626, info@nlfilm.tv, www.nlfilm.tv
Sales: Delphis Films, Ph: +1 514 843 3355, xiao@delphisfilms.com, www.delphisfilms.com
Thu May 12, 13:30 Palais B
Tue May 17, 17:30, Palais D

THE HAPPY HOUSEWIFE
Directed by Antoinette Beumer
(feature, 90’)
After giving birth Lea, the happy housewife, is losing touch with reality. This is a moving but most of all hilarious search for the truth of her past.
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Ph: +31 20 666 1892, film@eyeworks.tv, www.eyeworks.tv
Tue May 17, 20:30, Palais 1

LOFT
Directed by Antoinette Beumer
(feature, 110’)
Five friends. One deadly secret.
Prod: Millstreet Films, info@millstreetfilms.nl
Sales: NonStop Sales, Ph: +46 8 4001 0000, http://www.nonstopsales.com
Wed May 11, 13:45, Palais I
Mon May 16, 16:15, Gray 2

THE MAGICIANS
Directed by Joram Lürsen
(feature, 93’)
When his friend Sylvie disappears, Ben must find out what is real and what is an illusion.
Prod: IDTV Film, Ph: +31 20 314 3322, film@idtv.nl, www.idtvfilm.nl
Sales: Delphis Films, Ph: + 514 843 3355, xiao@delphisfilms.com, www.delphisfilms.com
Sat May 14, 18:00, Palais E

 

MEAT
Directed by Maartje Seyferth & Victor Nieuwenhuijs
(feature, 85’)
A butcher and a butchery, both look perfectly normal...
Prod: Moskito Film, moskitofilm@gmail.com, www.moskitofilm.com
Sales: Reel Suspects, Ph: +33 1 4240 1284, info@reelsuspects.com, www.reelsuspects.com
Mon May 16, 14:00, Gray 5

NEW KIDS TURBO
Directed by Steffen Haars & Flip van der Kuil
(feature, 85’)
Trailer-trash kids decide to never again pay for anything, and the rest of Holland soon follows…
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Ph: +31 20 666 1892, film@eyeworks.tv, www.eyeworks.tv
Sales: Elle Driver, Ph: +33 1 5643 4870
Fri May 13, 16:00, Gray 1
Sun May 15, 10:00, Gray 1

SAINT
Directed by Dick Maas
(feature, 88’)
Saint Nicholas is not the kind-hearted children's friend people think he is.
Prod: Tom de Mol Productions, Ph: +31 20 672 7707, tom@tdmp.nl
Sales: Film Factory Entertainment, Ph: +34 93 368 4608, info@filmfactory.es, www.filmfactoryentertainment.com
Thu May 12, 13:30, Riviera 2
Sat May 14, 18:00, Riviera 3

NFB Online Contest


SUGAR
Directed by Jeroen Annokkeé
Prod: LEV Pictures, Ph: +31 20 581 8515, info@levpictures.com, http://www.sndfilms.com
Sales: SND Films, Ph: =31 20 404 0707, info@sndfilms.com, www.sndfilms.com
May 5 – 18 May: www.nfb.ca/cannes

 

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