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– Sold worldwide by the German Global Screen, the feature film follows a train leaving a concentration camp with 2,500 former Jewish prisoners on board
(ld) Director Saskia Diesing and actresses Hanna van Vliet, EugÃ©nie Anselin and Anna Bachmann on the set of Lost transport (Â© Ricardo Vaz Palma)
Dutch filmmaker Saskia diesthe new movie, a war drama titled Lost transport, is now in post-production. His first feature film, Nena [+see also:
filmÂ profile], was selected for the Generation 14+ section of the Berlinale, received a special jury mention and was nominated for several golden calves in 2015. Her second film, Dorst, played in Rotterdam in 2018.
His third feature film, written with Esther gerritsen (Dorst, Nena), is based on a true story and follows a train leaving Bergen-Belsen concentration camp with 2,500 former Jewish prisoners on board. The train stops near a German village on the way to the advancing Russian troops, where three women are forced to pool their resources to survive. The main cast of the film includes Hanna van vliet, Eugenie Anselin and Anna bachmann.
This week, International Screen reported that the Munich-based sales agent Global screen had recovered the worldwide rights to the feature film. Please outfit Alice buquoy confirmed that his team will be showing the first images and stills at the American Film Market.
Lost transport is a co-production directed by Hanneke Niens and Hans De Loup for dutch outfit Key movie, with Luxembourg Crazy Love [+see also:
filmÂ profile], Germany Piece of money and Dutch broadcaster NTR. The film received support from the Netherlands Film Fund, the Netherlands Film Production Incentive, CoBO, Film Fund Luxembourg, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, nordmedia, DFFF and Roba Music Publishing. September movie is in charge of distribution in the Benelux countries.
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