The Fury in Competition Montreal
August 2, 2016
Dutch feature The Fury by director André van Duren is selected for the upcoming edition of the Montreal World Film Festival. The film will have its international premiere as part of the World Competition and will be vying for among others the Grand Prix of the Americas. Van Duren is a returning guest of the Canadian festival, his previous film The Gang of Oss also screened at Montreal. The 40th Montreal World Film Festival takes place August 25 to September 5.
The Fury is based on the novel by Dutch author A.F.Th. van der Heijden and is produced by Sigma Pictures. It tells the story of the Albert Egberts' relationship with his aunt,
who is jokingly known as Tidy Tini as her cleaning and polishing is both ferocious and ruthless. She has a relentlessly acerbic tongue, ruining many family celebrations. As a boy Albert eavesdropped on her and tried desperately to fathom what she meant by her semi-explicit faultfinding. But once he becomes a father himself, he seems set for a major confrontation in which all family secrets are finally revealed.
The Fury was released in national cinemas in March. Main actress Hannah Hoekstra won rave reviews for her role. In Montreal Hoekstra runs for the Best Actress Award.
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