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The East

Director

Jim Taihuttu

Writer

Jim Taihuttu, Mustafa Duygulu

CAST

Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari, Jonas Smulders, Denise Aznam, Abel van Gijlswijk

YEAR

2021

GENRE

Drama, War, Thriller

ROLE

Investor

During the Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch recruit joins an elite army squad led by a man known as “The Turk.” As the fight against freedom fighters becomes increasingly brutal under the helm of the infamous captain, the recruit is forced to reconsider his beliefs to the point of complete disillusionment.

BASE Entertainment co-produces with the New Amsterdam Film Company in the war thriller film The East by Dutch director Jim Taihuttu. The film has started filming in early 2019 and is released in May 2021 on Amazon Prime (Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium) and in August 2021 on Mola TV Indonesia.

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