OPEN SEAS is a coming-of-age story about friendship, desires, and growing up.
As three young friends stumble towards maturity during their student days in Amsterdam, the sudden death of one of them serves to concentrate their minds. In the course of this turbulent period they try to break free from their parents and their backgrounds, experience the meaning of friendship and find out who they really are.
98' / colour
Original title: NIEMAND IN DE STAD
Prod: NIDS Filmproductie V.O.F. (NL) - Monique Busman, Michiel van Erp
Co-prod: Het Familiedrama (NL), Phanta Film (NL), Eyeworks Film & TV drama (BE), AVROTROS (NL)
Sc: Philip Huff, Marnie Blok
D.O.P.: Jasper Wolf
Completed: September 2018
Cast: Minne Koole, Jonas Smulders (WE WILL NEVER BE ROYALS, BROTHERS), Chris Peters (TONIO), Sofie Porro.
Mumbai International Film Festival
Michiel van Erp:
First feature film.
RAMSES (2014, TV series), MH17: A NATION'S GRIEF (2015, doc), I AM A WOMAN NOW (2011, doc), ON BEAUTY AND FALL (2009, doc), FEAR (2009, doc), A FUNFAIR BEHIND THE DIKES (2007, doc).
NIDS Filmproductie V.O.F.
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