Maarten meets the woman of his dreams, but unfortunately he’s hammered at the time.
Very early on a Sunday morning drunk Maarten meets the woman of his dreams at a rowing club on the Amstel river in Amsterdam. He tries to seduce her, but the fanatic rower Eva want nothing to do with him, as long as he is drunk. Maarten realizes he has to take drastic actions to impress her.
10’ / DCP / colour
Genre: romantic comedy
Original title: AMSTEL
Dir: Jaap van Eyck
Prod: Volt Films
Language: Dutch (English and French subtitles)
Completed: October 2012
Jaap van Eyck:
a.o. AMSTEL (2012, short), MAESTRO (2012, doc), DIVAS (2011, doc), ANGELS OF HAARLEM (2010, doc), LOST IN MUSIC (2009, doc), FLIRT (2005, feature).
Ph: +31 20 893 2332
This film is included in the Selected Dutch Shorts 2012