Paula van der Oest / NL, 2016 / 100 min.
Paula van der Oest’s film adaptation of A.F.Th. van der Heijden’s novel of the same name, starring Pierre Bokma, Rifka Lodeizen and Chris Peters in the lead roles. Tonio is the record of a personal tragedy: a writer and his wife lose their only child, the gifted Tonio, in a car accident.
Paula van der Oest
Women Make Film
Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.