Hemel (DVD)

Directed by Sacha Polak

Release Year: 2012
Running Time: 83
UPC: 8 54555 00405 7
Color Type: Color
Country: Spain, Netherlands
Language: Dutch w/English subtitles
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Hannah Hoekstra
Rifka Lodeizen
Hans Dagelet

Crew
Directed by Sacha Polak

Sacha Polak's debut feature is a frank and explicit look at carnal desire that is told from a distinctly female perspective. She paints an erotically charged portrait of a woman whose casual sexual encounters mask a loneliness and a craving for intimacy. Hemel (Hannah Hoekstra) is a young woman who drifts through a series of anonymous one-night stands and seems only close to her father. When he finds himself a girlfriend, Hemel's jealousy puts her on the emotional edge. An emotionally and physically raw study of sexuality that is nothing less than mesmerizing.


DVD Extras Include:

• Interview with director Sacha Polak, star Hannah Hoekstra and screenwriter Helena Van Der Meulen

• 12-page collectible booklet

• Trailer

• Reversible DVD wrap

"Visually sensual...powerful...if you want to find out the naked truth about passion and lack of love go and see struggles of Hemel." - Nis Magazine


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