Cold Case Torrentius

Maarten de Kroon Short documentary - 2016 - 69 min.

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The mysterious 17th century painter and freethinker Johannes Torrentius was rich, famous and notorious. A libertine who ridiculed religion, was tortured and convicted for heresy, and permitted to leave the country by the Royal Family as a gesture to the English king. Only one of his works has survived; a mysterious masterpiece that for years served as a lid of a raisin barrel. The filmmaker re-examines the case, but the enigma only seems to grow. And how tolerant was Holland really in those days?


Director(s) Maarten de Kroon
Producer(s) Maarten de Kroon
Production Company
Get Organizized Films
Director of Photography
Jeanne van der Horst
Maarten Roos
Sander Snoep, NSC
Joris Jan Bos
Jeanne van der Horst
Sound Editor
Rimmert van Lummel
Sound on Set
Jeanne van der Horst
Production Country