De Poolse bruid

Karim Traïdia Feature film - 1998 - 90 min.
Sixteen plus

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Actrice Monic Hendrickx

Beste Regie Karim Traïdia

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Acteur Jaap Spijkers

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Psychological drama about a farmer in rural Groningen and the Polish woman Anna, who has been brought to Holland by two men to work as a prostitute. The terrified woman manages to escape and is found by the farmer on his land. He takes her in. Slowly the two grow closer together and they start to love each other. De Poolse bruid (The Polish Bride) was part of the Route 2000 project, four films focusing on the new millennium. The film was awarded many prizes home and abroad, including Golden Calves for Best Direction and Best Actress (Monic Hendrickx).


Director(s) Karim Traïdia
Script Kees van der Hulst
Producer(s) Ilana Netiv
Jeroen Beker
Frans van Gestel
Marc Bary
Production Company
IJswater Films
Motel Films
Director of Photography
Production Design
Anne Winterink
Sound Design
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