PREVIEW: The Columnist (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Katja Herbers (Those Were the Days), Genio de Groot (Confetti Harvest), Rein Hofman (Oh Baby), Bram van der Kelen (film debut), Achraf Koutet (Instinct), Claire Porro (film debut), Harry van Rijthoven (App), Seno Sever (Gangsterdam)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ivo van Aart (Quantum Zeno), director; Daan Windhorst (Quantum Zeno), writer; Sabine Brian (Tonio), Ronald Versteeg (All You Need Is Love) and Kaja Wolffers (Love Over Distance), producers; Jeffrey van Rossum (Night Eyes), composer; Martijn Cousijn (Circus Noël), cinematographer; Imre Reutelingsperger (All You Need Is Love) and Yamal Stitou (Bennie Stout), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Femke (Herbers) is a successful columnist for a large news organisation, whose blunt opinions constantly make her the target of several online trolls who leave hateful messages for her on social media. One day, Femke decides she’s had enough and sets out to confront her anonymous haters in person, which often end in barbaric – and decidedly violent – manners…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

While we continue to wait for the eagerly-anticipated Promising Young Woman to finally debut in the UK, this pitch-black Dutch satirical thriller about the cathartic comeuppance of venomous Internet trolls should fill that void nicely.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH MARCH 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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