Psycho­log­ical thriller, based on Saskia Noort’s novel of the same name. Maria, a single mother and singer in a successful cover band, has a rela­tion­ship with the dipso­ma­niac Geert. One day, she throws him out of the house, adding she will get rid of their child she is carrying. After the abor­tion, the threats begin. Maria is not taken seri­ously by anyone, if only because the family has a history of insanity. She and her two chil­dren hope to find some rest with her sister Ans, who lives in the parental home by the sea. But that is when the compli­ca­tions really start. Her house in Amsterdam burns down and Maria starts to seri­ously ques­tion her sense of reality. The film keeps the spec­tator in the dark until the last moment about the culprit — if there is one. Panoramic views of the Dutch coast­line and the photo­genic dunes, but also of the bustling city of Amsterdam, form the back­drop of this thriller.

Title: Terug naar de kust
Year: 2009
Duration : 1 hour, 45 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2010

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