A REAL VERMEER

EEN ECHTE VERMEER

By Rudolf VAN DEN BERG

TARANTULA LUXEMBOURG - as PROD

Biography - Completed 2016


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Netherlands Film Festival 2016
International Film Festival São Paulo, Braz 2016
International Film Festival of India, Goa 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Biography
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rudolf VAN DEN BERG
    • Producer(s)
    • Reinier SELEN (RINKEL FILM BV), Donato ROTUNNO (TARANTULA LUXEMBOURG), Martin DEWITTE (LIVING STONE), San fu MALTHA (FU WORKS)
    • Synopsis
    • Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920’s Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works. Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then, one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection…
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