A Real Vermeer (Een Echte Vermeer)


Grading: Wouter Suyderhoud
Visual Effects Producer: Hans van Helden NVX
VFX Supervisor: Sander Jansen NVX

Producer: Rinkel Film, Fu Works, Cadenza Films, Tarantula Luxenbourg, Living Stone
Director: Rudolf van den Berg
DoP: Goert Giltay
Editing: Ewin Ryckaert

Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920’s Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works.

Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection…

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