The Columnist (2019)
November 11, 2022 6:10 AM - Subscribe

[TRAILER] Femke Boot (Katya Herbers of the US television series Evil) is a columnist who is obsessed with reading the endless abusive messages and death threats posted about her on social media. This obsession consumes her life and prevents her from concentrating on the novel she has promised to her publisher. One day, all her pent-up anger and frustration explode in a moment of shocking and unexpected violence. When this brutal and bloody act inspires Femke to write again, she surrenders to her rage and begins to lead a double life as a daytime writer and nighttime murderer.

A Dutch TV film, in Dutch. Directed by Ivo van Aart. Written by Daan Windhorst.

80% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming in the US on Hoopla, Kanopy, and Shudder. Also available for digital rental on multiple outlets. JustWatch listing.

Presented as part of elkevelvet's sponsored theme day, in which I'll be posting six Dutch movies. Donate $20 to MeFi and I'll post six movies on the theme of your choice, too!
posted by DirtyOldTown (1 comment total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Katja Herbers is so good on Evil and she's great here, too.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:18 AM on November 11, 2022 [1 favorite]

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