Feature films

 


Friday 27 September

  • INSTINCT [sold out]

    Nicoline (Carice van Houten (GAME OF THRONES)), an experienced prison psychiatrist, starts a new job in a penal institution. Here, she is tempted into a dangerous relationship with a manipulative serial rapist (Marwan Kenzari (ALADDIN)). Director Halina Reijn will be present for an introduction.

    Location: Pathé Rembrandt 2
    Time:
    9:45PM

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Saterday 28 September

  • TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE

    Fast sex or eternal love, iPhone or wild nature, European passport or Yugoslavian soul? During a holiday in Bosnia, the Dutch teenager Alma goes from one absurd situation to the next in this refreshing road movie.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 5
    Time:
    1:00PM

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  • THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE

    This adaptation of the Henry James classic is a poetic adaptation. Sometimes literally, sometimes more liberally, it tells a historical yet timeless love story that runs up to the present. A dance film, and then again it is not.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 5
    Time:
    4:30PM
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  • DIRTY GOD

    After an acid attack that leaves Jade with scars on her face, arms and upper body, her social life has radically changed. Will she manage to regain her self-esteem? Moving, English-spoken film by Sacha Polak opened IFFR and one day later was the first Dutch film ever to première at the prestigious Sundance festival.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 1
    Time:
    9:45PM
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  • BLOODY MARIE

    Marie Wankelmut, German drunkard and cartoonist in Amsterdam’s Red Light District, suffers from writer’s block and a talent forcreating conflicts. When things get out of hand at the neighbours, she has to drastically shift gears in this melancholy tragicomedy.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    10:00PM

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Sunday 29 September

  • MY EXTRAORDINARY SUMMER WITH TESS

    Summery youth drama about the big issues in life (like love and death), but still light-hearted and cheery, with the West Frisian Islands as a photogenic setting. The film made a triumphant tour along international youth film festivals – and rightly so.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    1:00PM

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  • FIGHT GIRL

    Drama in which an irascible 12-year-old girl has to cope with her parents’ bitter divorce. She finds support in the kickboxing club, where she learns to accept she cannot control everything.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    4:00PM

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  • NOCTURNE

    In the middle of a creative crisis, a young film director is left by his girlfriend. While searching for the essence of his film, he is mainly confronted by himself in a feverish dream indebted to Godard.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 2
    Time:
    10:15PM

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Monday 30 September

  • RETROSPEKT

    Fragmented fairy-tale about young mother Mette, whose life lands in a maelstrom when she, against her better judgement, receives a victim of domestic violence into her home. Première at the Toronto Film Festival and selected for the Berlinale.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 2
    Time:
    7:00PM

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  • RAFAEL

    Two partners who are separated by the refugee crisis move heaven and earth to be reunited when their son Rafaël will be born. Romantic drama, inspired by true events.

    Location: Pathé Rembrandt 1
    Time:
    10:00PM

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  • THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE

    This adaptation of the Henry James classic is a poetic adaptation. Sometimes literally, sometimes more liberally, it tells a historical yet timeless love story that runs up to the present. A dance film, and then again it is not.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    10:15PM

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Tuesday 1 October

  • OPEN SEAS

    Juicy, sexy and sensitive adaptation of Philip Huff’s bestseller, in which the end of a group of students’ carefree college days rapidly draws near. Convincing, owing to strong performances by a young cast and the keen eye of a director who is typically known from his documentaries.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    4:00PM

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  • ABOUT THAT LIFE

    During a road trip across Amsterdam, three young adventurers from a suburb go all out to show what they are worth. A coming-of-age film full of indomitable zest and future dreams.

    Location: Pathé Rembrandt 2
    Time:
    4:30PM

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  • GOD ONLY KNOWS

    Tragicomic tale about the unconditional love between siblings, in this case a brother and two sisters. One of them has a screw loose – or perhaps all three of them do?

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 5
    Time:
    4:30PM

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Wednesday 2 October

  • ROMY'S SALON

    When the increasingly addle-headed hairdresser Stine confides in her granddaughter Romy, it sparks off a great adventure. Light-hearted youth film about Alzheimer’s disease and the strength of family ties.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    3:30PM

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  • WIREN [sold out]

    Young Wiren overcame the necessary setbacks to get from his small hometown to Paramaribo. Here, an even bigger challenge awaits him: stand up for his rights as a deaf person. He has to sacrifice a lot to achieve his goal.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 2
    Time:
    6:30PM

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  • LIGHT AS FEATHERS

    Drama about a 15-year-old boy in a female-dominated household in the Polish country. He has a soft spot for the young girl next door, but crosses boundaries he was unaware of. Winner of the 2018 Directors’ Forum and KNF Award.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 5
    Time:
    9:30PM

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Thursday 3 October

  • MY FOOLISH HEART

    Musical neo-noir drama about an ambitious detective investigating the mysterious death of the legendary jazz musician Chet Baker. Meanwhile, he needs to face his own demons.

    Location: Louis Hartlooper Complex 3
    Time:
    10:00PM

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Friday 4 October

  • AMSTERDAM VICE

    In the 1980s, Amsterdam is more or less Sodom and Gomorra at the same time. Plus, there is a chance of (squatters) mayhem surrounding the coronation of Princess Beatrix. A lot of work to be done for fledgling detective  De Cock (‘spelled C-O-C-K’), and his streetwise partner Montijn.

    Location: Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht 3
    Time:
    10:15PM
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