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The Hes Case

De smaak van water

Directed by Orlow Seunke
Netherlands, 1982


The Hes Case took home the Best First Work award from the 1982 Venice Film Festival.

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The Hes Case Directed by Orlow Seunke

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1982 | 2 wins including: Best First Work

Toronto International Film Festival

1982 | Winner: International Critics' Award

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    In 1982, The Hes Case (De Smaak Van Water) won the Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival; The International Critics award at the Toronto Film Festival; and the Dutch Film Critics award at the Nederlands Film Festival. His next film in 1985, Pervola, Sporen In De Sneeuw, again won the Dutch Film Critics award, and the Special Jury Prize at the Nederlands Film Festival--as well as the Rotterdam Award (RFF).

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