Dutch absurd horror film De Kuthoer with the title role of Katia Herbers will be shown in Great Britain and Ireland. The film can be watched in theaters and online from March 12th. British cinemas are currently closed.
20-1-2021 Section: The cinema agenda
Katia Herpers in De Kuthoer © Pief Weyman / NL Film
The film was purchased by distributor Vertigo Releasing, who also recently released Associate (Kitty Green) and Stardust (Gabriel Range). The film can be watched in theaters and online from March 12th.
In De Kuthoer, writer and author Femke (Herbers) is flooded every day with anonymous nasty messages on social media, and then decides to take revenge on her “reactants”.
Pim Van Kulim, CEO of Dutch Features sales agent who represents the film internationally: “It’s great to see that this Dutch movie, which can be seen worldwide under the name The Columnist, is well received beyond our borders. Herbers is playing a superstar and we’re so proud of that success!”
Sabine Bryan, a producer at NL Film, the production company behind De Kuthoer: “It’s wonderful that after a year of successful festivals and buy-in in the United States, the film will now also be shown in theaters in Great Britain and Ireland. International success shows that The current topic of phishing on social media is a global problem. “
The film is directed by Ivo van Aart (Locked Out TV series, Suspicious Minds) and written by Daan Windhorst (Missie Earth TV series, Locked Out). The film was produced by NL Film in co-production with BNNVARA and achieved with the help of CoBO. Kuthoer was previously sold to the United States, Canada, South Korea, Spain, and Australia and recently won the Audience Award at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Canada. In the Netherlands, the movie can be watched via NPO Start.
Dutch Features Global Entertainment is one of the largest international sales agents and distributors in the Netherlands. Led by CEO Pim Van Kollem and with offices in Amsterdam and Los Angeles, the company specializes in international marketing and sales of high-end action films, award-winning family films and engaging dramas.
In addition to Emmy Award winners #martyisdead, De Regels van Floor, Casper en de Kerstengelen, and Rhubarber, the catalog of Dutch features also contains songs such as In Love with Cuba, Cop, De Belofte van Pisa, Riphagen, Tonio, and SpangaS.
Since its founding in 2012, Dutch Features has partnered with leading media companies around the world, including Amazon Prime, Netflix, Sony Entertainment Television, ZDF, NDR, Warner Bros, Studio Hamburg Enterprises, Red Bull Media House and Global Screen Canal +, Endemol Entertainment, Amazon Prime, Betafilm, Kochmedia GmbH, Nimbus Film, ARD Network, Content Media Corp, and MHZ Channel USA.
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