Dorst (Craving) Directed
Saskia Diesing Netherlands / 2018 / 96 minutes East Coast Premiere
Times and Venues:
Upstate Films I RHINEBECK
Upstate Films WOODSTOCK
Coco is a chaotic young woman, who is embroiled in a hopeless affair with Hans, recently divorced and in his fifties. She has no idea what to do with her life, until she discovers her mother is seriously ill. Wholeheartedly, she embraces this new purpose in life and moves in with her to help, ignoring their distant relationship, as well as her mother's desire to be left alone.
SASKIA DIESING graduated from HKU University of the Arts Utrecht in 1996 and directed several acclaimed TV movies at Dutch public broadcast VPRO. She co-wrote Een goed leven, which was nominated for Best TV-Drama at the Netherlands Film Festival. In 2014, her first feature Nena was nominated for 5 awards at the Netherlands Film Festival, and it won Best Actress and Best Director. Moreover, Nena was selected in 2015 for Berlinale Generation and won Special Mention.
Executive Producer(s): Hanneke Niens, Hans de Wolf
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