film - 2021 - NL

met mes

Game show host Eveline (Hadewych Minis) wants a more meaningful life. Yousef (Shahine El-Hamus) wants sunglasses as cool as his classmates. Eveline and Yousef could not be more different from each other, except for their braces. Yet their paths cross when Yousef, encouraged by his friends, steals Eveline's brand new video camera to trade for sunglasses. When she reports the crime, Eveline declares under pressure that she has been threatened with a knife. What appears to be a mere white lie causes a chain reaction of consequences. After all, the stamp 'with knife' is not easily erased.

After PRINS and GOLDIE MET MES is Sam de Jong's third feature film. MET MES is both a media satire and a tragedy about human nature, with a visually overwhelming style. MET MES has been selected for the IFFR Tiger Competition.

director
Sam de Jong
script
Sam de Jong
main cast
Hadewych Minis, Shahine El-Hamus, Gijs Naber, Nils Verkooijen, Oussama Ahammoud
genre
Drama
language
Dutch
producers
Lemming Film
director of photography
Emo Weemhoff
broadcaster
NTR
distributor
Gusto entertainment