KeyFilm


Hanneke Niens, Hans de Wolf & Marten van Warmerdam
Danzigerbocht 45T | 1013 AM Amsterdam
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KeyFilm producers, nominated for an Oscar, winner of a Crystal Bear and 3 times the Prix Europe, have built an extensive international network of co-producers, funds and financiers and (co-)produced numerous feature films, tv series and documentaries. Vital to their approach is the close collaboration with writers and directors to develop intelligent, character driven audience favourites (Soof and Soof 2 €14 million box office The Netherlands, Ventoux) and accessible art-house films (Nena, Berlinale Generation Plus 2014, Beyond Sleep, opening film IFFR 2016, The Idol, TIFF 2016, Craving, Shanghai International Film Festival 2018 and The Reports on Sarah and Saleem, Tiger Competition IFFR 2018, winner HBF Audience Award and Tiger Special Jury Award).


CURRENT PROJECTS

The Beast in the Jungle
Director: Clara van Gool (Emmy Award of Performing Arts for Enter Achilles). Screenwriter: Clara van Gool, Glyn Maxwell. Cast: Dane Jeremy Hurst, Sarah Reynold. Co-producer: Amour Fou (LU). Status: release world premiere at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019, Dutch Theatrical release 14 March. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 87 min. Genre: drama. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Film Fund Luxembourg, British Film Institute and Eurimages. Distributor/Sales: September Film (Benelux), Picture Tree International (World sales).

The Beast in the Jungle is a film adaptation of Henry James’ 19th century novella of the same name, that uses dance to recount the epic love story of John Marcher and May Bartram.

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Still Photographer: Ricardo Vaz Palma

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem
Director: Muayad Alayan. Screenwriter: Rami Alayan. Cast: Adeeb Safadi, Sivane Kretchner, Ishai Golan, Maisa Abd Elhadi. Co-producer: PalCine Productions (PS), Manderley Films (DE), Monofilms (MX). Status: world premiere IFFR 2018 Tiger Competition, winner HBF Audience Award and Tiger Special Jury Award for Best Scenario. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 127 min. Genre: (political) drama. Financiers a.o.: NFF+HBF Co-production Scheme, HBF+Europe Minority Co-production Support and World Cinema Fund. Distributor/Sales: Mooov (Benelux), Heretic Outreach (World sales).

An extramarital affair in Jerusalem ignites a dangerous game of deceit between those who hold power and those who don’t.