Country: Netherlands ( 629 )

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

Drama, Music, Romance

Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight. She has her own tattoo shop and he plays the banjo in a bluegrass band. They bond over their shared enthusiasm for American music and culture, and dive headfirst into a sweeping romance that plays out on and off stage - but when an unexpected tragedy hits their new family, everything they know and love is tested. An intensely moving portrait of a relationship from beginning to end, propelled by a soundtrack of foot-stomping bluegrass, The Broken Circle Breakdown is a romantic melodrama of the highest order.
Director: Felix van Groeningen
Stars: Johan Heldenbergh, Veerle Baetens, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg, ...

Wadjda (2012)

Comedy, Drama

WADJDA is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize what's going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself...
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Haifaa Al-Mansour
Stars: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, ...

The House I Live In (2012)

Documentary

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Director: Eugene Jarecki
Stars: Eugene Jarecki, Nannie Jeter, Betty Chism, Dennis Whidbee, ...

Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

Comedy

Bringing Up Bobby is the story of a European con-artist and her son Bobby, who find themselves in Oklahoma in an effort to escape her past and build a better future. Olive and Bobby blithely charm their way from one adventure to another until Olive's criminal past catches up with her. Consequently, she must make a choice: continue with a life of crime or leave the person she loves most in an effort to give Bobby a proper chance in life.
Director: Famke Janssen
Stars: Milla Jovovich, Spencer List, Don Kruzinga, Rory Cochrane, ...

The Queen of Versailles (2012)

Documentary

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.
Director: Lauren Greenfield
Stars: Lorraine Barrett, June Downs, Phillip Froehlich, Marissa Gaspay, ...

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (2011)

Documentary, Biography, Music

A documentary on artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his wife and collaborator, Lady Jaye, centered around the transformations the pair underwent for their Pandrogyne project.
Director: Marie Losier
Stars: Genesis P-Orridge, Lady Jaye Breyer P'Orridge, Big Boy Breyer P'Orridge, Edley Odowd, ...

Bullhead (2011)

Crime, Drama

The young Limburg cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky's past, set in motion a chain of events with farreaching consequences. BULLHEAD is an exciting tragedy about fate, lost innocence and friendship, about crime and punishment, but also about conflicting desires and the irreversibility of a man's destiny.
Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Jeanne Dandoy, Barbara Sarafian, ...

The Devil's Double (2011)

Biography, Drama, Thriller

Baghdad, the playground for the rich and infamous, where anything can be bought - but for a price. This is Uday Hussein's world and with his depraved lust for debauchery and immorality, he helps himself to whatever turns him on. When army lieutenant Latif Yahia is summoned to Saddam's palace, he is faced with an impossible request - to be Uday's 'fiday' - his body double, or have his family condemned to death. In a world entrenched in betrayal and corruption, knowing who to trust becomes a matter of life or death for Latif, as he battles to escape from his forced existence.
Director: Lee Tamahori
Stars: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast, ...

Bride Flight (2008)

Drama

1953, a flood adding to the aftermath of World War II swells the numbers of Dutch emigrants. On a KLM flight to New Zealand, part of a race from London, Frank, who lost his family and colonial estate in the Japanese occupation and Indonesian civil war of Independence, meets some virtual mail order brides. Ada van Holland becomes his lover before confessing she's already married by proxy to gloomy Calvinist Derk. Jewish concentration camp survivor Esther dodges her engagement for a fashion career and discretely has her boy Bobby adopted by infertile Marjorie, who did everything else right with husband Hans. Over the years, some of their paths cross again, all survivors meet at Frank's funeral.
Director: Ben Sombogaart
Stars: Karina Smulders, Pleuni Touw, Anna Drijver, Willeke van Ammelrooy, ...

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave - the birthplace of his first life.
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Stars: Thanapat Saisaymar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Natthakarn Aphaiwonk, ...

Storm: Letters van Vuur (2017)

Family

Storm Voeten (12), son of printer Klaas Voeten, becomes the target of a hunt by the Inquisition. Aided by Marieke (12), a mysterious girl living in the underground sewers of Antwerp, Falko is caught in a race against time to save his father from death.
Director: Dennis Bots
Stars: Yorick van Wageningen, Angela Schijf, Peter Van den Begin, Tibo Vandenborre, ...

De Held (2016)

Crime, History, Thriller

Sara Silverstein suddenly finds herself involved in various violent attacks. She realizes she needs to unravel her father's past to stop this threat
Director: Antoinette Beumer, Menno Meyjes
Stars: Famke Janssen, Fedja van Huêt, Daan Schuurmans, Monic Hendrickx, ...

Admiral (2015)

Action, Adventure, Biography

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.
Director: Roel Reiné
Stars: Tygo Gernandt, Derek de Lint, Barry Atsma, Nils Verkooijen, ...

The Lobster (2015)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Director: Giorgos Lanthimos, Yorgos Lanthimos
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, ...

The Surprise (2015)

Comedy, Romance

After both signing an agreement with a company that offers to end their lives when they least expect it, a dejected millionaire and a disheartened young woman fall in love and have to find a way to get out of their binding contracts.
Director: Mike van Diem
Stars: Georgina Verbaan, Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Jan Decleir, Ronny Jhutti, ...

Full Contact (2015)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Full Contact is a contemporary tale of a man trying to find new purpose in life after accidentally bombing a school through a remotely operated drone plane. Ivan, operating the plane from a far away air force base, has never been to the foreign countries of his attacks, nor has he ever touched the plane he uses to kill. Modern warfare keeps him safe and disconnected from his prey. However, after this incident Ivan's disconnectedness starts to apply to everything in his life. He is overwhelmed by feelings of guilt that he is unable to process.
Director: David Verbeek
Stars: Lizzie Brocheré, Grégoire Colin, Slimane Dazi, Robert Jozinovic, ...

Schneider vs. Bax (2015)

Comedy, Thriller

On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Director: Alex van Warmerdam
Stars: Tom Dewispelaere, Alex van Warmerdam, Maria Kraakman, Gene Bervoets, ...

Préjudice (2015)

Drama

During a long awaited family soiree Cedric challenges his relatives why they keep him from his journey.
Director: Antoine Cuypers
Stars: Nathalie Baye, Éric Caravaca, Laetitia Dosch, Arno, ...

Escape (2015)

Drama

A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Director: Ineke Houtman
Stars: Abbey Hoes, Ellen Schoeters, Rupinder Nagra, Isa Hoes, ...