Kenau, strong unbeatable heroin, leads a successful woman army in a battle against the Spanish occupier.
Driven by grief and hatred following the execution of her youngest daughter, Kenau leads her gang of women into a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger. But because she hides her fears and pain behind a mask of reproach and indifference, Kenau is in danger of losing her other daughter as well…
120’ / DCP / colour
Genre: historical drama
Original title: KENAU
Dir: Maarten Treurniet
Prod: Fu Works (NL)
Co-prod: I’m FILM (HU), Prime Time (BE)
Sc: Karen van Holst Pellekaan, Marnie Blok
D.O.P.: Matyas Erdely
Completed: February 2014
Cast: Monic Hendrickx (SONNY BOY, LOTUS), Barry Atsma (LOFT, STRICKEN), Sallie Harmsen (LOFT, THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING), Sophie van Winden (CODE BLUE, HAPPY END).
Festival & awards:
Stony Brook Film Festival - Audience Choice Award Best Feature
Film Festival International du Film Historique in Waterloo - Le Grand Prix Best Film, Best Actrice: Monic Hendrickx , Young Jury Award, European Young Jury Award
a.o. THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING (2011, feature), ALL SOULS (2005, feature), BIRTH OF THE WESTERN, HOLLAND 1903 (2004, short), FATHER’S AFFAIR (2003, feature), WITHOUT ZELDA (1997, TV film).
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