ANTONIA’S LINE (1995)


A feature film by
MARLEEN GORRIS

 

Producer
HANS DE WEERS

 

Produced by
BERGEN

 

This exuberant family chronicle traces the life of Antonia and her female descendants in a small country village. The epic themes of love and hatred, birth and decay, life and death are brilliantly interwoven in the tapestry of irrepressible optmism and good humour. Starring: Willeke van Ammelrooy, Els Dottermans and Jan Decleir.


Awards:
ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM 1996 (OSCARS)
AIR CANADA PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD 1995 (TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL)
BEST DIRECTOR’S AWARD 1995 (THE HAMPTONS FILM FESTIVAL, NEW YORK)
BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD 1995 (CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL)
DUTCH CINEMA AWARD 1995 FOR BEST DIRECTOR AND BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
(DUTCH FILM FESTIVAL, UTRECHT 1995)