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The Deflowering of Eva van End - CIFF / Hard Rock Café














The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
De Ontmaagding van Eva van End
In Dutch with English subtitles
Directed by Michiel ten Horn
98 minutes

Saturday, April 13, 6:20 p.m. I Ticket Code: DEFL13 – Discount Code: CINEARTS

8 p.m. - DINNER/DISCUSSION – Hard Rock Café – Take the elevator from the Food Court to the Third Floor and ask forCine Arts or the Movie Group.









Eva barely exists to her odd and dysfunctional family. So nobody notices when she volunteers to host a German exchange student for two weeks. But when Veit appears — blond, handsome, and oddly perfect—he shakes the van End household to its core. Veit acts polite, is unflappably cheerful, glows with health, and centers himself with meditation.

However, no one is more uncentered than the van Ends. Veit’s glowing sun of perfection will yank each family member from their strange orbits into collision courses. Festival regulars who loved “Adam’s Apples” (30th CIFF) or “The Art of Negative Thinking” (32nd CIFF) will recognize this deliciously offbeat template. Using the darkest of humor, the film highlights the humanity each van End has buried and that Veit irresistibly unearths, along with a shocking family secret. And what about poor little Eva? Hopelessly obsessed with Veit, Eva decides that while her family loses its collective mind, she needs to lose something as well. The resulting meltdown is outrageous, funny, and bizarrely touching. THE DEFLOWERING OF EVA VAN END is a twisted gem that will leave you satisfied.
(In Dutch with subtitles) —C.R.

Principal Cast~Vivian Dierickx, Ton Kas, Jacqueline Blom, Rafael Gareisen

About the Director ~ Michiel ten Horn has written, produced, and directed numerous short films. For his debut feature film, he was nominated for both the Discovery Award and the International Critics Award at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Filmography ~ THE DEFLOWERING OF EVA VAN END (2012)

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  • Bill J.

    I hereby vow to avoid first-time directors (unless they are very attractive young ladies ;). Film was predictable, boring and the cinematography was sophomoric. I'm also not pleased with the gratuitous killing of pet animals in a failed attempt to be "artsy."

    April 14, 2013

  • Bill J.

    This film just went on stand-by. That means you will have to show up about two hours before showtime and get a stand-by voucher and then wait in line ... :( - i have my ticket! :)

    March 28, 2013

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