Lemming Film

Leontine Petit, Erik Glijnis
Valschermkade 36 F | 1059 CD Amsterdam
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Established in 1995, Lemming Film has a proven track record of delivering an eclectic slate of quality films and drama series. Lemming Film produces projects that reflect an open-minded vision on contemporary society. The productions are regularly financed from several international sources and are widely shown at prestigious international festivals. As one of the leading companies in The Netherlands for international productions, Lemming Film has (co-)produced a total of 50 national and international feature films and 18 drama series.

Our most recent feature films include Berlin Alexanderplatz (Burhan Qurbani), Monos (Alejandro Landes), Zama (Lucretia Martel), The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos), Full Contact (David Verbeek), and My Giraffe (Barbara Bredero). All received international acclaim at the most influential festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, Venice and Berlin. Recent drama-series include Fenix (Shariff Korver) and Holland's Hope (Dana Nechusthan). Our most recent production is the drama series Heirs of the Night (Diederik van Rooijen) – a co-production between Germany, The Netherlands and Norway – for which Lemming film is the delegate producer.


Director & Screenwriter: Ena Sendijarevic. Cast: tba. Country: NL/tba. Co-producer: tba. Status: in development. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: drama. Distribution/Sales: tba.

It’s the year 1900. Out on the lush, flowery island of Flores, Agathe (56) and her husband Jan (59) are running a plantation. Their marriage is loveless, their relationships conservative. When Jan suddenly dies, Agathe decides to keep it a secret and continue running the plantation in his stead. Then, her niece Josephine (30) comes over from the Netherlands. Her progressive and somewhat naive ideas disrupt the status quo and create tension in the relationships with the Indonesian workers. How long will these white women continue to be able to hold on in this endlessly colorful environment?

Taking Leave
Director: Lourens Blok. Screenwriter: Jeroen Scholten van Aschat, Wander Theunis. Cast: tba. Country: NL/IE. Co-producer: Blinder Films (IE). Status: in development, financing. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: dramedy. Distribution/Sales: tba.

74-year-old Anthony is a mild-mannered former librarian spending his retirement days in a loveless marriage avoiding contact with his domineering wife and visiting more funerals than birthdays. Anthony decides he’s had enough. His solution – to fake his own memory loss and escape to a care home. But keeping up the charade isn't all fun and games. Now that Anthony isn’t talking back, his daughter finally opens up to him; once-beautiful Rosa might be too far-gone to return his affections; and our hero begins to suspect he might not be the only one acting...