My Foolish Heart
When detective Lucas investigates the mysterious death of jazz legend Chet Baker he also starts to face his own demons.
Amsterdam, 1988. Detective Lucas is charged with investigating the mysterious death of jazz legend Chet Baker. His exploration of Baker's last days takes him on a dark musical journey in which he crosses the paths of Sarah, the last lover, Simon, the unconditional friend, and Doctor Feelgood, the admirer. Their testimonies paint a complex picture of a charming musician and a tormented man struggling with identity. While penetrating the mind of the trumpeter, Lucas needs to face his own demons.
83' / colour
Original title: MY FOOLISH HEART
Dir: Rolf van Eijk
Prod: Pupkin - Iris Otten, Sander van Meurs, Pieter Kuijpers
Creative prod: Layla Meijman
Co-prod: VPRO - Joost de Wolf
Sc: Rolf van Eijk, Roelof-Jan Minneboo
D.O.P.: Martijn van Broekhuizen
Completed: September 2018
Language: Dutch, English
Cast: Gijs Naber (TULIPANI, THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING), Steve Wall (VIKINGS, DOMINION CREEK), Lynsey Beauchamp (BABEL, SECOND SIGHT), Raymond Thiry (THE PARADISE SUITE, WOLF).
Geneva International Film Festival
Shanghai International Film Festival
Rolf van Eijk:
First feature film.
a.o. T.I.M. (2014, TV film) Award: Best Film Piccoli section-Vittorio Veneto FF, INSIDE (2011, TV film) Awards: a.o. Prix Geneve Best Screenplay by Newcomer, Golden Calf Best TV Drama-Netherlands FF, HEAVEN ABOVE HOLLAND (2007, TV film) Awards: a.o. Silver Mikeldi Best Fiction-Bilbao Doc and Short FF.
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