MEET ME IN VENICE

MEET ME IN VENICE

Original Title: Railmovie

Synopsis

Liza, a young woman from the Netherlands, travels to Venice to see her father Mauro, who abandoned her mother when she was only three years old. Mauro is a passionate mandolin player and can look back on a colorful life. After so many years, he wants to get to know his daughter better for some reason. And without wasting any time, he convinces Liza to join him on an adventurous journey that will take them to Ljubljana, Novi Sad and all the way to Istanbul.

Technical Information

2015, Netherlands; Road-movie, Music; 90 minutes; DCP (2D); 5.1 mix; Original Language: Dutch, English, Italian; Subtitles: English

DIRECTOR

Eddy Terstall

WRITER

Eddy Terstall, Erik Wünsch

D.O.P.

Gábor Deák

EDITOR

Ben Isaacs

MUSIC

Michel Banabila, Beppe Costa

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Gábor Deák, Bob Meijer, Leon Ramakers, Gerard van Lennep

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Fu Works, OneBigAgency, Submarine

PRODUCER

Bruno Felix, San Fu Maltha, Peggy Stein, Femke Wolting

Liza

Roberta Petzoldt

Mauro

Beppe Costa

Dragan

Nikola Rakocevic

EDDY TERSTALL

Eddy Terstall was born in Amsterdam in 1964. He studied Political Sciences and started working in the film industry as an electrician. In 1992, Terstall directed his first feature film and has made 11 movies ever since. He is known for his talent to treat serious topics in a humorous way and famous in Netherlands for his films “Rent-A-Friend”, “Vox Populi” and “Simon”. Especially the latter was very successful at national and international festivals and won several awards. Today, Terstall continues to write and direct films and aspires a political career in the Netherlands.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film

2012 Deal

2008 Vox Populi

2003 Simon

1999 Rent-A-Friend

1998 De Boekverfilming

1992 Transit

2016

DUTCH FILM DAYS VIENNA

Oct 05 – 07

2015

FILM FESTIVAL COTTBUS

Nov 03 – 08

 

Woodstock –

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL

Best Foreign Film – Best Actress

Oct 04

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL

Sep 30 – Oct 04 (in competition)

De Telegraaf (Amsterdam)

Meet Me in Venice does not lapse into false sentimentality, but feels honest and human.

2015-07-02

De Telegraaf (Amsterdam)

Algemeen Dagblad (Rotterdam)

Meet Me in Venice is a successful travel guide. Terstall makes an ode to his leading lady.

2015-07-01

Algemeen Dagblad (Rotterdam)

De Volkskrant (Amsterdam)

Terstall understands the art of creating an atmosphere in a single sentence.

2015-07-02

De Volkskrant (Amsterdam)

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