Beast in the Jungle, the
Based on the novella by Henry James, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE is a mystery thriller that describes the fateful relationship between John Marcher and May Bartram.
THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE depicts, physically as well as poetically, and extending from the 19th Century until the present, the enigmatic and epic love story of John Marcher and May Bartram. This unconventional duet tells of a man who is obsessed with a premonition that something big, maybe even crushing, is about to happen to him, and a woman who decides to wait with him for it to happen.
85' / colour
Genre: romantic drama
Original title: THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
Dir: Clara van Gool
Prod: KeyFilm (NL) – Hanneke Niens, Hans de Wolf
Co-prod: Amour Fou Luxembourg (LU)
Sc: Glyn Maxwell, Clara van Gool
D.O.P.: Richard van Oosterhout
Completed: May 2018
Cast: Dane Jeremy Hurst (VOICES OF FINANCE, SHAKESPEARE LIVE!), Sarah Reynolds (VOICES OF FINANCE), Claire Johnston (NIGHT OF A 1000 HOURS, HANNAH ARENDT).
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Gotheborg International Film Festival
Clara van Gool:
First feature film.
a.o. VOICES OF FINANCE (2015, short), COUP DE GRACE (2011, short) Award: Best Short New Visions Sitges Int. Fantastic FF, ZIKR (1999, short doc) Awards: Best Doc IMZ Dance Screen, Best Doc Mediawave, NUSSIN (1998, short) Award: Golden Calf Best Short Netherlands FF.
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