Antoinette Beumer The Netherlands / 2015 / 100 minutes US Premiere
In Dutch with English subtitles
Times and Venues:
Q&A Attendees *subject to change: Antoinnette Beaumer, Jan Kennis
SYNOPSIS: LIMITED TICKETS are available at UPSTATE FILMS in RHINEBECK for the Rhinebeck screening.
Simone needs a change. Together with her husband Eric and their two children, she buys a decrepit mansion in the south of France, to turn it into a home and B&B. While the chaos of the renovation grows, Simone flees into a thrilling affair with one of the French construction workers, the gorgeous twenty-year-old Michel. She slowly loses control of her life and the French dream turns into her worst nightmare.
BIO: Antoinette Beumer is a multi-award winning Dutch director. Before Rendez-Vous, she directed Soof, a massive commercial success at the Dutch box office. Her earlier feature, Jackie, stars Holly Hunter and Carice and Jelka van Houten. It premiered internationally at Toronto International Film Festival (2012). In the Netherlands, it won the Golden Film Award. Her 2010 feature Loft won the Golden and Platinum Film Awards. As did her other 2010 success The Happy Housewife. Antoinette's TV successes include In Therapie and Willemspark among others. She also directed See You in Vegas, a documentary about illusionist Hans Klok.
Cast/Featuring: Pierre Boulanger, Mark van Eeuwen, Loes Haverkort, Peter Paul Muller, Jennifer Hoffman, Eva Duijvestein
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