Accused Golden Film
May 2, 2014
Accused, director Paula van der Oest's latest feature, has reached the status of Golden Film for 100.000 tickets sold since the release in national cinemas on April 3. Accused is written by Tijs van Marle and Moniek Kramer and produced by Rinkel Film (NL) in co-production with Livingstone (BE), Filmkreatorerna (SE) en Lucil Film(LU)). International sales are handled by Fortissimo Films.
In Accused ambitious ADA assistant Judith has put serial killing nurse Lucia de B. behind bars. When doubt is cast on the evidence, Judith can’t seem to turn back the wheels of justice.
This drama thriller is based on the true story of Lucia de Berk, who was wrongly imprisoned for six years.
The Golden/Platinum/Diamond Film Award is an initiative presented by the Netherlands Film Festival and the Netherlands Film Fund since 2001. The prize is intended to encourage the Dutch film industry and motivate the general public to go and see Dutch films. The total number ofadmissions (resp. 100.000, 400.000, 1.000.000) determines whether a prize is awarded. Films that reach the Golden Film status in the period of September 1 2013 till September 1 2014 will be eligible for the Golden Calf UPC Audience Award at the Netherlands Film Festival 2014.
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