Feature film


Produced by

Levitate Film
Het Familiedrama

Written by

Roos Ouwehand
Paula van der Oest

Directed by

Michiel van Erp

Based on the novel by

Saskia Noort

Financing by

The Netherlands Film Fund
September Film


Elise Schaap
Pieter Embrechts
Tim McInnery
Anna Channelor
Taz Munya
Christian Hillborg
Neerja Naik
Marisa van Eyle

Recently divorced Sara is alone on a holiday for the first time in her life. After Karel, her ex-husband, took her kids to France, Sara decided to register for a ‘From Fear to Love’ retreat on the Italian volcanic island of Stromboli. Surrounded by shiny, rich, and self-deluding participants, Sara is finally confronted with the dark and painful past she has long been trying to hide.

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Feature film

The Bay of Silence

Newlyweds Will (Claes Bang) and Rosalind (Olga Kurylenko) live happily together with her twin daughters from a previous marriage. An accident during her pregnancy – which leaves mother and baby bruised but alive – changes everything. As Rosalind’s mental health begins to unravel, Will discovers horrifying secrets from her life before she met him; secrets that threaten the lives of both them and their children.