BALDR Film

Frank Hoeve & Katja Draaijer
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 77 | 1012 DC Amsterdam
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BALDR Film (2012) is the Amsterdam-based production company of producers Frank Hoeve and Katja Draaijer. They focus on developing and producing high-quality features and documentaries of a select number of filmmakers with a distinctive personal signature for an international market. Their latest credits are Those Who Feel the Fire Burning by Morgan Knibbe (IDFA, Dutch Academy Award), Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story by Stephane Kaas (International Emmy Award, Prix Italia), Heartbound by Janus Metz (TIFF 2018) and Brothers by Bram Schouw (Premiers Plans). BALDR Film is a member of the ACE- and EAVE-network.


CURRENT PROJECTS

ALPHA.
Director & Screenwriter: Jan-Willem van Ewijk. Cast: tba. Country: NL/CH. Co-producer: tba. Status: in development. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 100 min. Genre: drama. Distribution/Sales: tba.

On a skiing trip into the mountains, Ben (27), a sensitive, introverted young man, clashes with his dominant, charismatic father Willem (55), with disastrous consequences.


Mitra
Director & Screenwriter: Kaweh Modiri. Cast: Jasmin Tabatabai, Mohsen Namjoo, Shabnam Tolouei, Sallie Harmsen, Avin Manshadi a.o. Country: NL/DE/DK. Co-producer: In Good Company Films (DE), Snowglobe (DK), NTR. Status: in production. Release: 2020. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 100 min. Genre: drama. International Sales: NINE Film. Distribution: Cinéart (Benelux), Camino Film Verleih (DE), Angel Scandinavia (DK). Selected for Torino ScriptLab 2017 and CineMart 2018 (Eurimages Co-Production Development Award).

37 years after her daughter Mitra was executed in Iran and she fled her home country, Haleh leads a successful life as a renowned academic in the Netherlands. Her peaceful existence is shaken by the arrival of a woman she believes may be the traitor responsible for Mitra’s death.