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Stop Acting Now

Stop Acting Now

A theatre group stops performing and moves on to real life.

The actors are followed in their personal quest for an ideal transition. What started as a struggle against the social crisis culminates in a crisis for the survival of the group itself.

75’ / DCP / colour

Genre: docu-fiction
Original title: STOP ACTING NOW
Dir: Mijke de Jong
Prod: Wunderbaum
Co-prod: Topkapi Films    
Sc: Mathijs Jansen   
D.O.P.: Emo Weemhoff
Completed: January 2016
Language: Dutch
Cast: Walter Bart (Public Works, Bride Flight), Mathijs Jansen (My Blue Heaven, Tiramisu), Maartje Remmers (A Thousand Kisses, Accused), Marleen Scholten (Nadine, Nadine, Maybe Sweden), Wine Dierickx (Loft, Storm).   

Festivals a.o.:

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Mijke de Jong:
a.o. Frailer (2014, feature), Joy  (2010, feature) Awards: Golden Calves Best Feature and Best Script Netherlands FF,  KATIA’S SISTER (2008, feature) Award: Youth Jury Award Special Mention Locarno IFF, STAGES (2007, feature) Awards: a.o. SIGNIS Special Mention Las Palmas FF, BLUEBIRD (2004, feature) Awards: Crystal Bear Best Feature Berlin IFF, Grand Prix Montreal Int. Children’s FF, Young People’s Jury Award Sprockets Toronto IFF.

Topkapi Films
Ph: +31 20 303 2494

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