30.09. - 09.10.2021

170 Hz Netherlands 2011 | 86 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Joost van Ginkel

With his very first short Sand (2008), Joost van Ginkel (*1971) won a total of 13 international awards. His second, Kiss (2009) was also well received. 170 Hz is the Dutchman’s first full-length feature.

rated for 0 + years
The love between 16 year-old Evy and Nick, three years older, has no voice and no sound: they are both deaf. Evy's upbringing has been sheltered, she attends secondary school, but feels like an outsider. Nick is a non-conformist, a rebel and a thorn in the side of Evy's father. As the tension becomes unbearable, the young couple run away, seeking refuge in the wreck of an old submarine. They want to start a family - then Evy discovers that her boyfriend has another reason for needing to disappear.
Original title: 170 Hz
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Dutch
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Joost van Ginkel
Screenplay: Joost van Ginkel
Cast: Gaite Jansen, Michael Muller
Producer: Gijs van de Westelaken
Director of Photography: Rogier den Boer
Music: Pascal Plantinga
Production Design:
Editor: Bob Soetekouw
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Production: Column Film


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