Amazon Prime made available seven Dutch films with English subtitles. From now on “Alberta“, “A Real Vermeer“, “Meet Me In Venice“, “Süskind“, “The Blitz“, “Milo“, and “Tirza” will be available in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Alberta (2016) by Eddy Terstall and Erik Wünsch
A humorous reflection on the phenomenon midlife crisis. Married advertising executive Freek leaves with his young lover Alberta to Canada, where he learns that he is not the successful man he thought he was.
Starring: Daniël Boissevain, Jamie Grant, Eva Duijvestein
A Real Vermeer (2016) by Rudolf van den Berg
The life story of Dutch painter Han van Meegeren, from his beginnings as a rebellious young artist in 1920s Amsterdam to his rise to infamy as one of the most ingenious art forgers of all time.
Starring: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Lize Feryn, Roeland Fernhout
Meet Me in Venice (2015) by Eddy Terstall
Liza is in the blossom of her life. She’s a mother of a 3-year-old boy, but she never knew her father – who left when she was young to travel as a musician through Europe. After her father sends a letter inviting her to Venice to get to know each other, they embark on a rocky but valuable journey that she captures on camera so that one day her son can understand certain choices she has made.
Starring: Beppe Costa, Roberta Petzoldt, Nikola Rakočević
Süskind (2012) by Rudolf van den Berg
During WWII, a member of the Jewish Council of Amsterdam finds a way to spare children from deportation to the death camps.
Starring: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Karl Markovics, Nyncke Beekhuyzen
The Blitz (2012) by Ate de Jong
In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.
Starring: Jan Smit, Roos van Erkel, Mike Weerts
Milo (2012) by Berend Boorsma and Roel Boorsma
Milo, an isolated 10-year-old boy with ‘sensitive skin’, is rigidly controlled by his father. He runs away from home and falls into the hands of an aging criminal couple, with whom he enjoys pure freedom from constraint until he learns the shocking truth about his skin condition. Filled with doubt about his father’s love for him, Milo must try to come terms with who he really is.
Starring: Stuart Graham, Jer O’Leary, Laura Vasiliu
Tirza (2010) by Rudolf van den Berg
Forced into early retirement, a single father sets out to find his teenage daughter when she and her boyfriend go missing on holiday in Namibia.
Starring: Sylvia Hoeks, Abbey Hoes, Johanna ter Steege