Over de film De Oost
During the Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch recruit named Johan (Martijn Lakemeier) joins an elite army squad led by a man known as “The Turk” (Marwan Kenzari).
As the fight against freedom fighters becomes increasingly brutal under the helm of the infamous captain, Johan is forced to reconsider his beliefs to the point of complete disillusionment.
About the makers of De Oost:
Jim Taihuttu (Wolf, Rabat) focuses with “The East” on an underexposed part of Dutch history: the Indonesian War of Independence. Starring Martijn Lakemeier (Winter War) and Marwan Kenzari (Aladdin).
Director: Jim Taihuttu
Writers: Mustafa Duygulu, Jim Taihuttu
Cast: Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari, Denise Aznam, Joenoes Polnoija, Jonas Smulders, Jeroen Perceval