30.09. - 09.10.2021

Raw Herring Netherlands 2013 | 85 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Hetty Naaijkens Retel-Helmrich

rated for 0 + years
The first herrings of the season are known in the Netherlands as "Hollandse Nieuwe". They are a popular snack, celebrated every year with their own festival. For the Dutch herring fishermen, however, there is little to celebrate. Only two ships still fly the Dutch flag. With long takes and impressive imagery, Raw Herring observes the exhausting work of the last herring fishers. A film about the slow end of a 1000-year old tradition and the hunt for a national symbol which even Queen Beatrix no longer sees as exclusively Dutch.
Original title: Hollandse Nieuwe
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Dutch
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Hetty Naaijkens Retel-Helmrich, Leonard Retel-Helmrich
Screenplay: Leonard Retel-Helmrich, Hetty Naaijkens Retel-Helmrich, Ester Gould
Producer: In-Soo Radstake, Esther van Messel
Director of Photography: Leonard Retel Helmrich
Music: Fahmy Al-Attas
Production Design:
Editor: Jasper Naaijkens
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: First Hand Films
German Distributor:
World Sales: First Hand Films
Production: In-Soo Productions, The EO


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