premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam | 2021 | in Tiger Award competition
Based on the infamous Groningen HIV case, in which three men drugged other men and infected them with their own HIV-infected blood, Feast is a bold and provocative film that skillfully reflects the questions of life, death and morality that have emerged from one of the most disquieting stories in contemporary Dutch life.
Unfolding over seven individual vignettes, each directed by Tim Leyendekker but shot in collaboration with a diverse range of cinematographers, Feast blends reportage and surrealism, disbelief and empathy to unpack the repercussions and reverberations of a singularly shocking series of events.
cast Kuno Bakker, Oscar van den Boogaard, Sanne den Hartogh, Hans J., Koen van Kaam, Trudi Klever, Bert Luppes, Katerina Sereti, Eelco Smits, Maureen Teeuwen, Vincent van der Valk
script & director Tim Leyendekker & Gerardjan Rijnders | creative producer AS Film André Schreuders | script development Koen Haagdorens | directors of photography Aafke Beernink, Reinier van Brummelen, Boris van Hoof, Claire Pijman, Adri Schrover, Benito Strangio, Robijn Voshol | camera assistant Boris van Hoof | sound Jeroen Leemans & Gerben Kokmeijer | art direction Diana van de Vossenberg | editor coach Katarina Wartena | editor Matte Mourik | sound design Hugo Dijkstal | grading & delivery Laurent Fluttert | line producer Edgar Kapp | production assistants Nia Konstantinova & Erika Roux | in co-production with absent without leave | supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, City of Rotterdam Arts & Culture, Dutch Cultural Media Fund, & Kunstraad (Art Council) Groningen | cinema distribution Benelux Windmill Film Distribution Wallie Pollé & Annemiek van der Hell | world sales Square Eyes Wouter Jansen | marketing & PR NOISE Film PR Mirjam Wiekenkamp