Netherlands

Last Life in the Universe

Last Life in the Universe

Last Life in the Universe

IMDb: 7.6
2003
112 minmin

An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the death of Nid, seconds before he was about to jump off a bridge. This brings him in contact with Nid’s elder sister Noi – these two lost and lonely souls help each other find the meaning to their meaningless existences.

Genre: , ,
Watch movie
Zama

Zama

Zama

IMDb: 6.9
2017
115 minmin

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Genre:
Watch movie
Silent Light

Silent Light

Silent Light

IMDb: 7.3
2007
142 minmin

Johan and his family are Mennonites from the north of Mexico. Against the law of God and Man, Johan falls in love with another woman.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
I Dream in Another Language

I Dream in Another Language

I Dream in Another Language

IMDb: 7.6
2017
101 minmin

A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70´s) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven’t spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together and convince them to talk again in order for him to be able to obtain a record of the language. Yet, hidden in the past, in the core of the jungle, lies a secret hidden in the language that makes it difficult to believe that the heart of Zikril will beat again.

Country: ,
Genre: ,
Watch movie
Dummie de Mummie en de tombe van Achnetoet

Dummie de Mummie en de tombe van Achnetoet

Dummie de Mummie en de tombe van Achnetoet

IMDb: 5.9
2017
82 minmin

Dummie has homesickness. He wants to go back to Egypt to seek the grave of his parents so that he can say goodbye to them. Klaas sees that trip is not going to be easy. He finds flying to Egypt scary, it costs way too much money and Dummie has no passport. But if Dummie’s painting by Miss Friek is sold for a large amount and he can organise a passport, then can Klaas, Goos, Dummie and Miss Friek leave for Egypt. But is the Tomb of Achnetoet still available after four thousand years? With a plan by Master Drab, Dummie and Goos are investigating. But the search is full of dangers and the best friends walk into a trap. Can Klaas save them on time or keep Dummie and Goos captive forever?

Country:
Genre:
Watch movie
My Joy

My Joy

My Joy

IMDb: 6.9
2010
127 minmin

A routine run for a truck driver turns into a nightmare he can’t escape in this psychological drama from filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa. Georgy (Viktor Nemets) is driving a load of freight into Russia when, after an unpleasant encounter with the police at a border crossing, he finds himself giving a lift to a strange old man (Vladimir Golovin) with disturbing stories about his younger days in the Army. After next picking up a young woman (Olga Shuvalova) who works as a prostitute and is wary of the territory, Georgy finds himself lost, and despite asking some homeless men for help, he’s less sure than he was before of how to make his way back where he belongs. As brutal images of violence and alienation cross the screen, Georgy’s odyssey becomes darker and more desperate until it reaches an unexpected conclusion.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Meester Kikker

Meester Kikker

Meester Kikker

IMDb: 6.6
2016
83 minmin

A normal class, ordinary children and a regular school teacher. Or not. The lives of the children in Mr Frans’ class are turned upside down when they discover that he sometimes turns into a frog. And Sita is so fond of her teacher that she wants to protect him at all costs from all those dangerous animals… Based on the novel by bestselling Dutch author Paul van Loon.

Country: ,
Genre:
Watch movie
Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost

Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost

Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost

IMDb: 6.6
2013
109 minmin

Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries his youngest child Kanwar to Neeli, a girl of lower caste, the family is faced with the truth of their identities; as individual ambitions and destinies collide in a struggle with eternity.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus

IMDb: 8.1
2012
143 minmin

This first feature film from Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired Egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has trouble adjusting to her newfound sense of sight; a devout Indian monk fighting against animal testing, who has to confront his beliefs when he is diagnosed with liver cirrhosis; and an Indian stockbroker, who after having a kidney transplant learns about the illegal trade in stolen organs and decides to help a poor victim of such theft – even though it means travelling all the way from India to Sweden.
The film was first shown at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, where it received great critical acclaim and was touted as “the hidden gem of the year”. It was released in India in July 2013, and was awarded Best Feature Film of 2013 at the Indian National Film Awards in 2014.

Country: ,
Genre:
Watch movie
A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey

A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey

A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey

IMDb: 6.8
2016
87 minmin

This is the story of a man’s bravery to cover the world at war, and what it takes to get images published for the world to see. This is Jason P. Howe’s story of survival and change.

Watch movie
Frankensteins Army

Frankensteins Army

Frankensteins Army

IMDb: 5.3
2013
84 minmin

Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein’s work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades — a desperate Hitler’s last ghastly ploy to escape defeat

Genre:
Watch movie
Orlando

Orlando

Orlando

IMDb: 7.2
1992
93 minmin

In 1600, nobleman Orlando inherits his parents’ house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha, Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ambassador to Constantinople in 1700, where war is raging. One morning, Orlando is shocked to wake up as a woman and returns home, struggling as a female to retain her property as the centuries roll by.

Watch movie
A Cat in Paris

A Cat in Paris

A Cat in Paris

IMDb: 7.0
2010
70 minmin

A thrilling mystery that unfurls in the alleys and on the rooftops of the French capital, Paris, over the course of one adventurous evening.

Watch movie
The Little Vampire 3D

The Little Vampire 3D

The Little Vampire 3D

IMDb: 5.3
2017
83min

Based on the characters from the bestselling novels by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, tells the story of Rudolph, a thirteen year old vampire, whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is fascinated by old castles, graveyards and – vampires. Tony helps Rudolph in an action and humor packed battle against their adversaries, together they save Rudolph’s family and become friends.

Watch movie
Winnie

Winnie

Winnie

IMDb: 5.9
2017
98min

While her husband served a life sentence, paradoxically kept safe and morally uncontaminated, Winnie Mandela rode the raw violence of apartheid, fighting on the front line and underground. This is the untold story of the mysterious forces that combined to take her down, labeling him a saint, her, a sinner.

Genre:
Watch movie
The Wound

The Wound

The Wound

IMDb: 7.0
2017
88min

Eastern Cape, South Africa. A lonely factory worker, Xolani, takes time off his job to assist during an annual Xhosa circumcision initiation into manhood. In a remote mountain camp that is off limits to women, young men, painted in white ochre, recuperate as they learn the masculine codes of their culture. In this environment of machismo and aggression, Xolani cares for a defiant initiate from Johannesburg, Kwanda, who quickly learns Xolani’s best kept secret, that he is in love with another man.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Racer and the Jailbird

Racer and the Jailbird

Racer and the Jailbird

IMDb: 6.5
2017
130min

When Gino ‘Gigi’ meets Bénédicte ‘Bibi’ at the racetrack, it’s love at first sight. But can their devotion save a love that may already be lost?

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Love Is Thicker Than Water

Love Is Thicker Than Water

Love Is Thicker Than Water

IMDb: 6.9
2016
0min

Vida and Arthur come from vastly different backgrounds. Sensitive and touching, sometimes quirky and tragic, always uncompromisingly truthful, a fresh look how conflicting family ties challenge love in a modern day Romeo and Juliet tale.

Country: ,
Genre: ,
Watch movie
The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

IMDb: 6.6
2011
72min

An intimate, affecting portrait of the life and work of ground-breaking performance artist and music pioneer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV) and his wife and collaborator, Lady Jaye, centered around the daring sexual transformations the pair underwent for their ‘Pandrogyne’ project.

Watch movie
A Real Vermeer

A Real Vermeer

A Real Vermeer

IMDb: 5.9
2016
105min

Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920’s Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works. Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection…

Watch movie
Tonio

Tonio

Tonio

IMDb: 7.2
2016
100min

On 23 May 2010, 21-year-old Tonio van der Heijden was hit by a car and taken in a critical condition to hospital, where he died. A tragic event that drastically changed the lives of his parents, who watched their only son pass away in intensive care. Reminded of his life by everything around and inside them, Tonio’s life left a legacy of phantom pain for his parents who mourn, and struggle to prevent their own lives from being dragged into a downward spiral of sorrow.

Country:
Genre:
Watch movie
The Fox

The Fox

The Fox

IMDb: 6.3
2017
93min

The Fox tells the story of The Hague-based Europol agent Simon Fox (Morgan C Jones). He leads a troubled life after he accidentally shot and killed a child. Struggling with this trauma Simon is confronted with a secret post-war resistance organization called ‘Gladio’. The organization is abused by illustrious politicians in their hunger for power, as a result of which The Netherlands is likely to degenerate into a police state. When it becomes clear that Simon’s father established ‘Gladio’ after the war with very different intentions, Simon is determined to turn the tide..

Country:
Genre:
Watch movie
Witches Don’t Exist

Witches Don’t Exist

Witches Don’t Exist

IMDb: 5.7
2014
85min

On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because in it’s incomplete form, the order is unable to protect earth against the evil witch Concuela. While Katie is exploring her new magical powers together with her best friend Roy, Grimbeck, the dandy gatekeeper of the star witches arena, as well as the evil Concuela are desperately trying to find Katie.

Country:
Watch movie
A Single Life

A Single Life

A Single Life

IMDb: 7.4
2014
3min

When Pia plays a mysterious vinyl record single, she suddenly knows how to travel through her own life. Made in collaboration with the Netherlands Film Fund, Pathé and SNS Reaal Fonds.

Country:
Watch movie
Rise Of The Sufferfests

Rise Of The Sufferfests

Rise Of The Sufferfests

IMDb: 8.0
2016
94min

‘Rise of the Sufferfests’ is the first feature documentary about the global obstacle race phenomenon.

Country: , ,
Watch movie
Agent 327: Operation Barbershop

Agent 327: Operation Barbershop

Agent 327: Operation Barbershop

IMDb: 7.3
2017
4min

Agent 327 is investigating a clue that leads him to a shady barbershop in Amsterdam. Little does he know that he is being tailed by mercenary Boris Kloris.

Country:
Genre: ,
Watch movie
King of the Belgians

King of the Belgians

King of the Belgians

IMDb: 6.8
2016
94min

The King of the Belgians is on a state visit in Istanbul when his country falls apart. He must return home at once to save his kingdom. But a solar storm causes airspace and communications to shut down. No planes. No phones. With the help of a British filmmaker and a troupe of Bulgarian folk singers, the King and his entourage manage to escape over the border. Incognito. Thus begins an odyssey across the Balkans during which the King discovers the real world – and himself.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Satan Said Dance

Satan Said Dance

Satan Said Dance

IMDb: 4.2
2017
97min

Satan Said Dance is an Instagram film in times of the selfie. A kaleidoscope of moments from life of Karolina – a scandalous writer obsessed with parties, drugs, sexuality and complex relationships, on her way to self-destruction.

Country: ,
Genre:
Watch movie
TBS

TBS

TBS

IMDb: 7.1
2008
90min

Johan has been locked up – wrongly in his opinion – for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn’t been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the psychiatric prison to the long-stay department, it’s the last straw. He decides to escape and to go looking for his mother.

Country:
Genre: ,
Watch movie
Reykjavik-Rotterdam

Reykjavik-Rotterdam

Reykjavik-Rotterdam

IMDb: 6.8
2008
88min

A former sailor who has served prison sentences for alcohol smuggling fights to keep his family afloat. He is offered pay for a last tour of cargo between Reykjavik and Rotterdam. He agrees, in the hope to get out of debt, but unexpected events occur.

Genre:
Watch movie
Headrush

Headrush

Headrush

IMDb: 5.7
2003
0min

Headrush is a crime comedy about two disillusioned youths, struggling through a haze of cannabis, who hope to solve all their problems by smuggling a consignement of drugs for a local gangster. It’s set in the present day in Dublin, Ireland against the backdrop of the end of the Celtic Tiger: the bursting of the bubble of this economy boom that’s supposed to have done wonders for us all.

Country: , ,
Watch movie
The Lift

The Lift

The Lift

IMDb: 6.3
1983
95min

A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can’t find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he and a nosy reporter begin asking questions of the lift company’s electronics partner (Rising Sun Electronics) his boss puts him on a leave of absence. A subsequent visit to a professor leads them to believe that some evil experiments are being conducted.

Country:
Watch movie
In the Fog

In the Fog

In the Fog

IMDb: 6.9
2012
130min

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.

Genre: , ,
Watch movie
Flesh + Blood

Flesh + Blood

Flesh + Blood

IMDb: 6.7
1985
126min

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble’s son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.

Country: , ,
Genre: ,
Watch movie
Confetti Harvest

Confetti Harvest

Confetti Harvest

IMDb: 6.8
2014
94min

Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.

Country: ,
Genre:
Watch movie
Mammal

Mammal

Mammal

IMDb: 6.4
2016
99min

After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth. Their tentative trust is threatened by his involvement with a violent gang and the escalation of her ex-husband’s grieving rage.

Genre: ,
Watch movie
Betting on the Bulbs

Betting on the Bulbs

Betting on the Bulbs

IMDb:
2017
min

When tulips enter a rudimentary dutch trading system, the end result is disaster in this history documentary.

Country: , ,
Watch movie
Frisian Terror

Frisian Terror

Frisian Terror

IMDb: 3.9
2009
73min

In the late 80’s, a Russian general orders a search party to find a skull with supernatural powers in the Dutch forests which belonged to a Frisian medieval King. The skull is found and a famous archaeologist gets possessed by it and turns into the kings faithful prophet A couple of years later the prophet – who is now leader of a bloodthirsty cult which includes his beautiful girlfriend and family – kills and tortures in the name of the ‘Almighty King Sigurd’.

Country:
Genre: ,
Watch movie
Het Verlangen

Het Verlangen

Het Verlangen

IMDb: 5.8
2017
90min

Two brothers get caught up in a bitter battle for honor when they attempt to save their ailing publishing company by having an uncultured but attractive woman pose as the author of an unknown talent’s literary masterpiece.

Country:
Genre:
Watch movie
Who Is Alice?

Who Is Alice?

Who Is Alice?

IMDb: 8.5
2017
104min

‘Who is Alice’ carries us on a darkly funny, compelling and sometimes cringe worthy journey into the highs and lows of what human beings will do to try to avoid pain and connect to happiness. Alice is a 35 year old actress desperately hanging on to her ‘new young thing’ career. She is willing to sacrifice almost everything in order to reach the top and this mind-bending story takes us down the rabbit hole with her.

Country:
Genre:
Watch movie