A young vagabond strikes a deal with a lonely old man, but on her conditions: food in exchange for work. Their deal changes when a struggle ensues between freedom and solidarity.
main cast Lotte Verbeek, Stephan Rae
Script & Director Urszula Antoniak DOP Daniël Bouquet Editor Nathalie Alonso Casale Sound Design Jan Schermer Art Director Jane English Costume Design Bho Roosterman Make-up Marly van der Wardt Music Ethan Rose Production Manager Noortje Wilschut Producer Reinier Selen & Edwin van Meurs (Rinkel Film) Co producers Floor Onrust & Sanna Fabery de Jonghe (Family Affair Films) Joost de Wolf (VPRO) Morgan Bushe, Macdara Kelleher (Fastnet Films) all cast & crew
length 85 minutes languages dutch, english distributor M3 Film sales agent Bavaria Film financers Netherlands Filmfund, Irish Film Board
festivals Annonay International Festival, CPH Pix, European Film Awards, Irish Film and TV Awards, Locarno International Film Festival, Mar del Plata Film Festival, Marrakech International Film Festival, Miami Film Festival, Nederlands Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, Seville European Film Festival, Stockholm Film Festival, Warsaw International Film Festival
wins Winner of 6 awards International Film festival Locarno, a.o. Silver Leopard for best Actress, Silver Leopard for debut film and the international critics award (FIPRESCI) Winner of 4 Golden Calves, Dutch Film festival 2009 (best film, best director, best camera and best sound design) Winner Silver Giraldillo Official Section, European Film festival, Seville Winner best actress Marrakech international film festival 2009 Winner public award 31st Nordic Film festival