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Zagreb Film Festival
19 - 25 October 2008

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10000 Zagreb

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The Letter for the King / De Brief voor de koning
Netherlands , 2008

Directed by: Pieter Verhoeff
Script: Maarten Lebens
Producer: Hans De Weers, Pieter Klapwijk, Hubert Nieuwendijk, Reinout Oerlemans
Production company: Armada Productions, Eyeworks Egmond
Cinematography: Jules van den Steenhoven
Editing: Bart van den Broek
Music: Paul M. van Brugge
Cast: Kees Boot, Hans Dagelet, Yannick van de Velde, Jonathan De Weers, Monic Hendrickx, Kees Hulst

Format: boja, color, 35mm
Running time: 110'

Tiuru, a 16-year-old shield-bearer jeopardizes his bright future when a dying knight commands him to deliver a mysterious and most important letter to the King of Unauwen. His adventurous journey leads the young but brave hero through dark forests, impassable mountains and dangerous valleys. Will Tiuri succeed in reaching Unauwen unharmed and to hand over The Letter For The King in order to save mankind…?

Directors Biography
Pieter Verhoeff is born February 4, 1938 in Lemmer. He is a Dutch film director. He studied at the Netherlands Film and Television Academy and graduated in 1966. He is best known for his films The Mark of the Beast (1980), De Dream (1985) and The Moving True Story of a Woman Ahead of Her Time (2001). All three stories take place in his native Friesland. He won two Golden Calf's in his career.

Location and screening schedule: EUROPA cinema, Tuesday, October 21st at 13.00

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