directed by Tjebbo Penning
A mother on the run. Two children to protect. A husband to escape from.
Sylvia has turned a blind eye to her husband Eddie’s flourishing drug business for too long. When Eddie’s dealings take a turn for the worse, Sylvia wants to protect the lives and futures of their young children and decides to flee. But Eddie will stop at nothing to keep his wife inside the ‘family’.
DRAMA DCP/HD - 2016 - Netherlands - 108min
ORIGINAL TITLE SHONE HANDEN
CAST Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Thekla Reuten, Teun Kuilboer, Bente Fokkens, Nino den Brave
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Dutch
PRODUCED BY Eyeworks, Mulholland Pictures
Tjebbo Penning is well known for his short film THE BITCH IS BACK which was a Festival hit. His second short, THE OATH also won many awards around the world. In 2001 he shot his debut feature film, MORLANG, which was released theatrically in Europe and the United States. He then, moved to New York where he experienced 9/11 from up close which inspired his short MY 9/11.Tjebbo’s second feature film, GREAT KILLS ROAD (2009), was awarded with the Best Director and Best Drama awards from NYC Downtown Film Festival. CLEAND HANDS is his third feature film based on René Appel’s bestselling crime novel.
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM POLICIER DE BEAUNE - Fresh Blood Competition