EN - Martje is the succesful manager of a laundry, but has a poor social life. Since the amputation of one breast, she loses confidence in herself. She falls in love with Leo, a new employee. After a humiliating incident with him, Martje imprisons the man she loves. Torn by her extreme emotions, she slowly drifts away from reality.

FR - Martje est la gérante d’une blanchisserie prospère, mais a une vie sociale réduite. Depuis l’amputation de l’un de ses seins, elle a perdu confiance en elle. Elle tombe amoureuse de Léo, un nouvel employé. Après un incident humiliant avec lui, Martje confine l’homme qu’elle aime. Tourmentée par ses émotions extrêmes, elle perd peu à peu le contrôle de la réalité.

Info

Title The South
Original title Het zuiden
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 2004

Credits

Cast Monic Hendrix, Frank Lammers, Ina Geerts, Arnold Willems
Photography Menno Westendorp
Editing Job ter Burg

Technical specs

Running time film 90’
Release format 35 mm

Partners

Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), NFF, NPS

Awards

2005: Best Actress Award (Nordic Film Festival)

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Director Martin Koolhoven
Producers Rudolf Mestdagh
Writers Mieke de Jong
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