The Grand Cinema Presents



About the event

19:30 -《A REAL VERMEER》 


13:00 -《A REAL VERMEER》 
17:00 -《THE FURY》 

14:45 -《THE FURY》 

The Film Festival takes place in The Grand Cinema in The Elements Mall, Kowloon from 28 – 30 April 2017. Five Dutch Films with be screened, with twice a screening for each film.

The Fury / De Helleveeg

17:00 - 29 Apr / 14:45 - 30 Apr


Director: André van Duren

Stars: Hannah Hoekstra, Hadewych Minis, Benja Bruijning 


Drama, Comedy / The Netherlands / 2016 / 113 min


We meet Albert Egberts’ Aunt Tini. She is jokingly known as Tidy Tini as her cleaning and polishing is both ferocious and ruthless. She has a relentlessly acerbic tongue, ruining many family celebrations. As a boy Albert eavesdropped on her and he tried desperately to fathom what she meant by her semi-explicit faultfinding. As a student he even ended up in bed with her. But once he becomes a father himself, he seems set for a major confrontation in which all family secrets are finally revealed.

(Acknowledgement: IMDb)



A Real Vermeer / Een echte Vermeer


19:30 - 28 Apr / 13:00 - 29 Apr


Director: Rudolf van den Berg

Stars: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Lize Feryn, Roeland Fernhout

Drama, History, Romance / The Netherlands / 2016 / 115 min 


The life story of Dutch painter Han van Meegeren, from his beginnings as a rebellious young artist in 1920’s in Amsterdam to his rise to infamy as one of the most ingenious art forgers of all time.

(Acknowledgement: IMDb)

A Noble Intention / Publieke Werken


19:15 - 29 Apr / 17:00 - 30 Apr


Director: Joram Lürsen

Stars: Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Jacob Derwig, Rifka Lodeizen 

Drama / The Netherlands / 2015 / 115 min 


The price of arrogance has tragic consequences… 1888, the magnificent Central Station in Amsterdam is being built, and in an effort to gentrify the area, all houses must yield for the planned luxury Victoria Hotel. A luthier, Vedder, refuses to give his house up, and together with his cousin Anijs – a pharmacist facing legal problems for illegal medical practices – plan a scheme from which they will all benefit, including a colony of poor peat cutters who are promised a better future in the US. Passion, pride and stubbornness bring tragic consequences to the plan.

(Acknowledgement: IMDb)

Family Weekend / Familieweekend


15:15 - 29 Apr / 13:00 - 30 Apr


Directors: Pieter van Rijn, Willem de Beukelaer

Stars: Cynthia Abma, Richie Brown, John Buijsman


Comedy / The Netherlands / 2016 / 84 min


A widower invites his children for a family weekend with the announcement that he has news. He is getting married with a 30 years younger woman. The children start the competition for heritage. What is more important: money or family?

(Acknowledgement: IMDb)

The Untouchable / Riphagen


21:40 - 28 Apr / 19:15 - 30 Apr


Director: Pieter Kuijpers

Stars: Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Lisa Zweerman


War / The Netherlands / 2016 / 131 min


‘Riphagen’ tells the true story of the infamous gangster Andries Riphagen, one of Holland’s most notorious criminals during the Second World War.


Riphagen is a WWII-crime thriller based on the life of Andries ‘Al Capone’ Riphagen. He was a boxer, a smuggler, pimp, but most fervently a Jew hunter who profited immensely from the war, tracking, extorting and betraying Jewish people in hiding. He imagines himself untouchable until the young police officer Jan van Liemp opens up a hunt for him.

(Acknowledgement: IMDb)