A REAL VERMEER

EEN ECHTE VERMEER

By Rudolf VAN DEN BERG

RINKEL FILM BV - as PROD

Historical - Completed 2016

An exceptionally talented but narcissistic painter clashes with the art critics, who are in love with fashionable movements such as impressionism and expressionism. Van Meegeren decides to take revenge by creating ‘new’ paintings of his great idol Johannes Vermeer.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Historical, Drama
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS, LUXEMBOURG, CROATIA, BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rudolf VAN DEN BERG
    • Writer(s)
    • Jan EILANDER, Rudolf VAN DEN BERG
    • Producer(s)
    • Reinier SELEN (Rinkel Film B.V.), San FU (FU WORKS), Jeroen KOOLBERGEN (Cadenza Films), Sinisa JURICIC (Nukleus), Martin DEWITTE (LIVING STONE)
    • Synopsis
    • True story. Talented artist Han van Meegeren is a rebel in de 1920's Dutch art scene because his work is in the style of the Old Masters like Vermeer. When he falls madly in love with the wife of Holland's most important critic, he makes a powerful enemy who destroys his career. To take revenge, he fools the art world and humiliates his enemy by producing a fake Vermeer. However, he chooses to keep quiet and win the hearth of Jolanka. Soon he is making a fortune from his forgeries, but when nazi Hermann Göring is looking for a Vermeer for his own collection, Han finds himself caught in a web of betrayal and deceit that could cost him his life.
    • Partners & financing
    • Creative Europe MEDIA
      Netherlands Film Fund
      Netherlands Film Production Incentive
      Stichting Abraham Tuschinski foNDS
      Cinéart
      Luxembourg Film Fund
      Eurimages
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Dec 16, 2015
    • End of shooting
    • Mar 11, 2016
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