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Brimstone by Martin Koolhoven


Brimstone is a suspenseful tale of guilt and retribution that unfolds at the end of the 19th century in the American west. An epic thriller told in four chapters, about a young women and her family, whose lives change drastically when a diabolical preacher comes to town.

A triumphant epic of survival and a tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against the unforgiving cruelty of a hell on earth. Our heroine is Liz, carved from the beautiful wilderness, full of heart and grit, hunted by a vengeful Preacher - a diabolical zealot and her twisted nemesis. But Liz is a genuine survivor. She's no victim - a woman of fearsome strength who responds with astonishing bravery to claim the better life she and her daughter deserve. Retribution is coming.

149’ / DCP / colour

Genre: thriller
Original title: BRIMSTONE
Dir.:Martin Koolhoven
Prod: N279 Entertainment (NL), X-Filme (DE)
Co-prod: FilmWave (UK), Prime Time (BE), The Jokers Films (FR), Dragon Films (SE), Film Väst (SE), Paradiso Films (NL)         
Sc: Martin Koolhoven       
D.O.P.: Rogier Stoffers
Completed: July 2016   
Language: English
Cast: Dakota Fanning (The Runaways, Now is Good), Guy Pearce (The Proposition, Memento), Kit Harington (Game of Thrones, Pompeii), Carice van Houten (Black Book, Black Butterlies).   

Festivals a.o.:
Venice International Film Festival - Competition
Toronto International Film Festival - Special Presentations
BFI London Film Festival - Competition
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Shanghai International Film Festival

Martin Koolhoven:
a.o. WINTER IN WARTIME (2008, feature) Awards a.o: Alice in the City Award Rome IFF, BONKERS (2005, feature) Awards a.o: Golden Calf Audience Award Netherlands FF, Audience Award Leeds Young People's FF, Best Feature Montevideo FF, SCHNITZEL PARADISE (2005, feature) Awards a.o: Best Screenplay Skip City International D-Cinema Fest.

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