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2021 / 140' Dir. Jim Taihuttu Sc. Jim Taihuttu · Mustafa Duygulu Prod. New Amsterdam Film Company

The East

Jim Taihuttu

Every nation has a dark page.

During the Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch recruit named Johan joins an elite army squad led by a man known as ‘The Turk’. As the fight against freedom fighters becomes increasingly brutal under the helm of the infamous captain, the recruit is forced to reconsider his beliefs to the point of complete disillusionment.

Main Category: Feature Film
Expected Completion: spring 2021
Original Film Title: De Oost
English Film Title: The East
Running Time: 140
Original Language: Dutch · English · Indonesian
Colour / B&W: Colour
Genre: Drama
Major topic: War and conflict
Director: Jim Taihuttu
Filmography Director: WOLF (2013, feature) Festivals and Awards: a.o. San Sebastian IFF, Guadalajara IFF, Golden Calf Best Director-Netherlands FF, RABAT (2011, feature) Festivals: a.o. Mannheim Heidelberg IFF, Cairo IFF, DOMINIQUE (2010, short) Festivals: a.o. Leuven Short FF.
Screenwriter: Jim Taihuttu · Mustafa Duygulu
Camera: Lennart Verstegen
Cast: Jeroen Perceval · Martijn Lakemeier · Marwan Kenzari · Peter Paul Muller
Main Production Company: New Amsterdam Film Company
Main Production - Person(s): Sander Verdonk
Main Production Company Phone: +31 20 820 2308
Main Production Company E-mail: contact@newams.com
Main Production Company Website: www.newams.com
Sales Agent: XYZ Films
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