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Support for four international minority co-productions with the Netherlands

The Netherlands Film Fund supports original, artistic, minority co-productions with a good chance of international festival selection, with a wide international audience reach and with substantial creative and technical input from the Netherlands.

The following projects are selected for support:

No Place Like Home (documentary)

Director/script: Myrid Carten
Lead Producer: Inland Films (IE)
Co-producer: Basalt Film (NL)
Logline: No Place Like Home uncompromisingly portrays how trauma passes down. Framed around a contested family house, it's about the cost of love: and how difficult it can be to escape.
Granted support: € 50.000,-

Flesh of My Flesh (feature film)

Director / script: Matthys Boshoff Lead Producers: Miss K Productions, Proper Film (ZA)
Co-producers: Storm Films (NO), Rinkel Film (NL)
Logline: After a car accident claims his little daughter’s life and renders his wife quadriplegic, Magnus, a fast-rising lawyer, brings free-spirited Annelie home from hospital. As lover becomes caretaker, grand dreams crumble into mediocrity and their son, Cornelius, rebels, will the family survive?
Granted support: € 250.000,-

When the Light Breaks (feature film)

Director / script: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Lead Producer: Compass Flms (IS)
Co-producers: Pegasus Pictures (IS), Halibut (IS), Revolver Amsterdam (NL), Nimbus Film (DK)
Logline: The first loss of a loved one and the journey that follows. When laughing turns into crying, and beauty coexists with sorrow.
Granted support: € 220.000,-

Life is About Losing Everything (research & experiment)

Director / script: Benjamin Ramírez Pérez en Stefan Ramírez Pérez
Lead Producers: Ramírez Pérez GbR (DE)
Co-producer: SNG Film (NL)
Logline: Part feminist artist portrait, part fantastical memoir, the hybrid documentary Life Is About Losing Everything explores Canadian poet Lynn Crosbie’s life and work: loss and love are examined through the lens of pop-culture and art.
Granted support: € 50.000,-

Images: Flesh of my flesh, No Place Like Home, When the Light Breaks, Life is About Losing Everything