MIJKE DE JONG

MIJKE DE JONG

Director, Netherlands

Presentation

For almost 20 years, her films have been showing great social involvement. Her international breakthrough came with Bluebird for which she won a number of awards, among which the Crystal Bear at the 2005 Berlinale. This was followed by Stages (Special Mention at Locarno in 2007) and Katia’s Sister (Berlinale, Toronto and Locarno selections in 2008). In 2015 she worked with the theatre collective Wunderbaum on the film Stop Acting Now, which had its premiere during the 2016 edition of the Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Selected Filmography

1993      LOVE HURTS (Hartverscheurend)

1997      BRITTLE (Broos)

1999      LOPEN

2004      BLUEBIRD

2007      STAGES (Tussenstand)

2008      KATIA’S SISTER (Het zusje van Katia)

2010      JOY

2014      FRAILER (Brozer)

2016      STOP ACTING NOW – doc

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