Karlovy Vary 2020: Dutch projects
22 June 2020
Two Dutch co-productions are selected for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) Eastern Promises Industry Days 2020, that will take place from 6 - 8 July in an online format.
Feature film project The Users, directed by Ivan Ikić is selected for First Cut+. The project is produced by Sense Production (Serbia) and co-produced by Keplerfilm (The Netherlands), Tramal Films (Slovenia), SCCA/Pro.ba (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Les Films d'Antoine (France).
In The Users three teenagers living in an institution for people with special needs have to navigate newfound feelings of desire as well as envy, when an unexpected love triangle forms between them.
Utopia by Juri Rechinski and produced by Horse&Fruits (Austria), Pronto Film (Ukraine) and co-produced by Revolver Film (NL), is selected for Eurimages Lab Project Award. The project is supported by Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI) and the Hubert Bals Fund of International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Utopia is an experimental disaster-film about one ordinary night during which an entire city goes through an extraordinary experience of temporary enlightenment.
For more information:
Karlovy Vary Internation Film Festival: www.kviff.com
Dutch co-producer: Revolver Film, Kirsi Saivosalmi
Dutch co-producer: Keplerfilm, Derk-Jan Warrink & Koji Nelissen