The independent film company Graniet Film was founded in 1985 by producer Marc van Warmerdam and director Alex van Warmerdam. It resulted in nationally and internationally acclaimed films, including The Dress (1986), Borgman (2013 - official selection Palme D'or Cannes) and No. 10 (2021 – selection Tallinn Black Nights).
Graniet Film co-produced, among others, the Sergei Loznitsa film Donbass (2018 - winner Un Certain Regard Cannes) and Angel (2018 – selection TIFF) by Koen Mortier. With the arrival of producer Marten van Warmerdam, Graniet Film's program will include new filmmakers in addition to Alex van Warmerdam in the coming years.
No. 10 (Nr. 10)
Director & Screenwriter: Alex van Warmerdam. Cast: Tom Dewispelaere. Country: NL/BE. Co-producers: Czar Film&TV (BE). Status: completed. Release: 30-09-2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 100 min. Genre: thriller. Broadcaster NL: BNNVARA. Distribution: Cinéart (Benelux). Sales: Nine Film.
An actor without a past is overwhelmed by a series of strangers who strongarm him into his future.
The Invisible Man
Director & Screenwriter: Maaik Krijgsman.
A successful artist gets lost when his muse - an illegal migrant - turns out to deal with the truth in the same creative way as himself.
Director: Teddy Cherim. Writer: Kim Kokosky Deforchaux.
While transporting a shipful of white desert sand from Le Havre to a city beach in Rotterdam inland boatman Jan discovers an East-African refugee camp in the hold of his family ship, De Maalstroom. These unexpected passengers force Jan to face the present world that has been passing him by for years.
Director: T.B.D. Writers: Kees Prins & Roel Bloemen.
A man is driven to a desperate act because his friend doesn't want to tell him what they were talking about before he went to the bathroom. Years later, this fatal incident forces a woman to look for the truth but comes face to face with a lie.