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IN PRODUCTION

THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE

IN PRODUCTION

November 1944. The Allies are stalled in Belgium. Winter is coming. In the Southwest of the Netherlands, tens of thousands of Allied and German soldiers are engaged in The Battle of the Scheldt, for control over supply lines. A Dutchman conscripted into the Wehrmacht, a British glider pilot, and a local girl with the underground resistance cross paths. They each face fundamental choices which will have consequences for their own lives, and for Europe’s freedom.

Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen jr.
Cast: Gijs Blom, Jamie Flatters, Susan Radder

De Slag om de Schelde
The Bay of Silence

THE BAY OF SILENCE

IN PRODUCTION

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son’s suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.

Directed by: Paula van der Oest
Cast: Claes Bang, Olga Kurylenko, Brian Cox

KERSTGEZEL.NL

IN PRODUCTION

When Noor is dumped again, just in time for the holidays, she decides to make joy out of desperation by starting an agency for “Christmas-singles”. While she and her two friended co-workers join total strangers for company drinks, in the elderly home and on a student party, Noor lets her family know she is skiing with her fiancée. But, when her father is hospitalized, she cannot longer outrun her family and herself.

Directed by: Paula van der Oest, Barbara Bredero
Cast: Juliette van Ardenne

Kerstgezel.nl

NTR KORT!

Colosseum

COLOSSEUM

SHORT

Something dark is breeding under the clean cover of our civilized society. A Neo-Western about the increasing polarisation in The Netherlands. 

Directed by: Gonzalo Fernandez
Cast: Mustafa Duygulu, Pierre Bokma

 

Watch at NPO Start

 

IN DEVELOPMENT

GERRIT VAN DER VEEN

IN DEVELOPMENT

Nothing is more important than art, only freedom.
The story of one of the greatest resistance fighters in the Netherlands. 

Directed by: Tim Oliehoek

Gerrit vd Veen
JOODSE RAAD

THE JEWISH COUNCIL

IN DEVELOPMENT

The is no other West-European country where during the period of 1940-1945 so many Jews were deported as in The Netherlands. How could this happen? Why did the Dutch authorities and members of the Jewish Council politely cooperated to this horrible project, and how did the German occupant convince the authorities and Dutch Jews? This is a concept for a five episode miniseries, which tries to answer these questions.

STROMBOLI

IN DEVELOPMENT

A forty-five-year-old woman discovers during a retreat on Stromboli  that all relationships in her life, including those with her children, have broken down because she was raped at the age of fourteen and that she can only make a real connection with others when she stops blaming herself for that traumatic event.

Directed by: Michiel van Erp

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MATA HARI

IN DEVELOPMENT

Told in four powerful and distinct chapters of her life is the remarkable and mysterious true story behind the Dutch born beauty who rose from obscurity to become one of the most famous people on the planet in the early 20th Century; until being arrested, convicted and executed for espionage by the French during WWI.

Directed by: Paula van der Oest

TEAM

Alain de Levita

ALAIN DE LEVITA

CEO / PRODUCER

Two time EMMY award winning producer Alain de Levita is one of the most successful producers in the Netherlands. He has produced well over a thousand hours of TV drama and dozens of features. Since the foundation of NL Film in 2001, he has realized many titles including the hit-series Penoza, The Body Collector (De Zaak Menten), In Therapy Spangas and features like Dutch Academy Awards entry Tonio, In my father’s garden, The Storm and Bankier van het verzet. In January 2018 he started his new production company Levitate film.

PAULA VAN DER OEST

CREATIVE PRODUCER / PRODUCER

An acclaimed Dutch writer/director whose film credits are many and include the Academy Award Nominated Best Foreign Language Film Zus & Zo. Some of her more recent projects include the Accused (2014) and Tonio (2016), both of which were selected as the Dutch Oscar submission for those years. Some of Paula’s other outstanding films include Black Butterflies which received multiple awards both in the Netherlands and the US. The Domino Effect earned a Best Director award, and her lauded thriller Moonlight. Since 2018 moved in to producing and started her own production company Levitate film.
Paula van der Oest
Mark van Eeuwen

MARK VAN EEUWEN

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Mark studied economics at the University of Amsterdam and at the prestigious English drama school London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the theater he played the title role in Vincent in Brixton and the Bodyguard. Mark also played a leading role in films such as Rendez Vous, Eetclub, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken with Sir Anthony Hopkins and currently in the successful TV series Flikken Rotterdam. Since 2012, Mark has focused more on financing films. He was involved in the financing of international films such as Boychoir with Dustin Hoffman and Blunt Force Trauma with Mickey Rourke. Since January 2018 Mark became executive producer at Levitate film.

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