Atlantis Feature film, 2009, 84 min.

Fourteen-year-old Xenia does not feel at home in an overregulated society where everyone sticks to the rules, nobody asks forbidden questions and optimism is a moral duty. References to the past are prohibited and daily news is conspicuous by absence. Her country is inhabited by 'the happiest people on earth', but she mainly feels puzzled. When an old man asks her to mail a letter on a forbidden island, she discovers a fanciful world where feelings, colours and stories are accepted. This is the place where she will get to know herself. Digna Sinke, known from her Tiengemeten documentaries and other productions, again incorporates the grand Zeeland scenery, as well as unsettling images of sterile architecture. Not the plot, but the teenager, her surroundings and the accentuated sounds define this associative film. Although the story is set in the near future, Atlantis is definitely not science-fiction, but an author's film about growing up and gaining a better understanding of the world.

selections & won prizes

ES - San Sebastian International Film Festival selection

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Director

  1. Digna Sinke
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  1. Digna Sinke
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Producer

  1. Jan van der Zanden
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  2. Wilant Boekelman
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  1.  Waterland Film / Tuvalu
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  1. Sound  Adventure
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    Jan Willem van den Brink
    27 awards  NL - Amsterdam International Docu Film Festival  IDFA award  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf  NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Amsterdam International Docu Film Festival  IDFA selection

    Gabor Verhoeven
    22 awards  NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR selection  NL - NFF Platinum Film (400,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf

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Film rights

  1.     The Film Kitchen
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    Jan van der Zanden
    61 awards  NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR Tiger Award  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf  NL - Amsterdam International Docu Film Festival  IDFA selection  NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR selection

    Ineke Kanters
    29 awards  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf  NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)  NL - NFF Platinum Film (400,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Rotterdam International Film Festival IFFR selection