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The Columnist De Kuthoer

  Ivo van Aart

  The Netherlands 83 minutes

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Silver Audience Award for Best European Feature, Fantasia International Film Festival

Femke is over it! The constant critique, the gaslighting for speaking her truth, the trolls’ anonymous, sexist insults. A columnist for a revered publication in The Netherlands, the divorced, city-dwelling single mother faces a daily barrage of negativity on social media. Sure, she shouldn’t read the comments, but who doesn’t read the comments?! Meanwhile, her teenage daughter is waging a fiendishly clever campaign for free speech against her high school principal. After enduring another disgusting round of ridicule for a recent piece, Femke snaps. A satisfying, bloody, and hilarious revenge tale that dares to confront bullies in the most delightfully dark ways.

“This is a sophisticated take on over-the-top material, arch but not quite Serial Mom-style campy.”
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 Dutch with subtitles 

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