The East


During the post-WW2 Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch soldier joins an elite unit led by a mysterious captain known only as “The Turk.” When the fighting intensifies, the young soldier finds himself questioning - and ultimately challenging - his commander’s brutal strategy to stop the resistance.

Director: Jim Taihuttu
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Benoit Roland, Jim Taihuttu, Julius Ponten, Sander Verdonk, Shanty Harmayn
Cast: Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari, Jonas Smulders, Abel van Gijlswijk, Coen Bril, Abel Gijlswijk, Reinout van Aschat, Jim Deddes
Writer(s): Jim Taihuttu, Mustafa Duygulu


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