Van de koele meren des doods

Nouchka van Brakel Feature film - 1982 - 120 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse

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Psychological drama, based on Frederik van Eeden’s novel. The film tells the history of a frustrated upper-class girl. From a failed marriage and a subsequent crush on a composer, with whom she has a child that soon dies, she eventually ends up in the Parisian gutter as a morphine hooker. The director has given the film its own character by providing Van Eeden’s naturalist novel with a feminist angle.

Credits

Production Company
Director of Photography
Theo van de Sande
Production Design
Benedict Schillemans
Editing
Mixage
Ad Roest
Sound on Set
Georges Bossaers
Music
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands