ACCUSED

LUCIA DE B.

By Paula VAN DER OEST

VOSTAO - as FEST

Drama - Completed 2014

Accused tells the true story of Lucia de Berk, who was imprisoned for more than six years for crimes that did not even exist.

Festivals
& Awards

nff 2014
Nomination Best Actress Golden Calves
Academy Award 2015
Shortlisted Best Foreign Feature Film
Palm Springs IFF 2015
Nomination Best Narrative Feature
Berlin EFM 2015
Febiofest 2015
Bifest Bari IFF 2015
Hong Kong IFF 2015
Nomination SIGNIS Award
Cinéma Reflet Médicis 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, LUXEMBOURG
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paula VAN DER OEST
    • Writer(s)
    • Moniek KRAMER, Tijs VAN MARLE
    • Producer(s)
    • Reinier SELEN (Rinkel Film)
    • Synopsis
    • Based on a true story. Lucia is a nurse, charged with murdering patients. Ambitious Judith (29) works for the Public Prosecutor. When Lucia’s case is put on trial, Judith is obsessed with getting her behind bars and succeeds. Then, when a doctor tells her that the little evidence she has is unreliable, Judith starts to question the whole lawsuit and her own actions. With the help of others, she succeeds in setting Lucia free after six years of imprisonment.
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