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Een vrouw van het noorden

Director: Frans Weisz
Drama about a young widow who is sedused by an Italian officer.
The year is 1889. After the death of her elderly husband, a professor of archeology, the young Dutch widow Emilie travels to an Italian resort where she wants to find peace. Hugo, the assistant of her late husband, welcomes her. He has always been in love with Emilie but waits until the period of mourning is over and he can officially ask for her hand in marriage. However a young Italian officer, Aldo, is staying at the same hotel. Aldo is fascinated by Emilie's beauty and tries to break open her timid reticence. He seduces 'the young widow from the North' and tries to cure her lack of joy in life. Emilie falls for Aldo's advances until she gets to know him better.


Executive producer
Production Design
Production company
Hungry Eye Lowland Television BV
Alia Film
TV company
Distributor NL
Indies Entertainment Group
Title: Een vrouw van het noorden
Year: 1999
Duration : 1 hour, 27 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2006

Gouden Kalf nominees

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