Rotterdam Films

Rijneke & van Leeuwaarden

The Hunter’s Son

Ricky Rijneke


Status: pre-production. Shooting: 2019. Sort: feature length film, 100 min. Genre: drama. Director: Ricky Rijneke. Screenwriter: Ricky Rijneke. Script Consultant: Matthieu Taponier. 

Cinematographer:MichalEnglert(PL), Composer/Sound:Andrey Dergachev (RU).

Co-producers: Balapolis (Poland) Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Production Incentive, Polish Film Institute.

The Hunter’s Son is the second feature film by multi-award winning director Ricky Rijneke. Supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, The Hunter’s Son has been selected for Script&Pitch of the Torino Film Lab and The Toronto Talent Lab (TIFF). In the framework of the Sam Spiegel International Film Lab Jerusalem 2017 she has completed the script.

A father and a son face a range of conflicting emotions when the son commits a random act of violence.

about the director

Ricky Rijneke’s first short Wing, the fish that talked back premiered at the Locarno Film Festival nominated for the Golden Leopard for Best Film. This multi-award winning film gained international acclaim at more then 50 film festivals.

Silent Ones her first feature won eleven awards out of fifteen nominations and was screened at many international and independent film festivals such as Rotterdam Film Festival (nomination Tiger Award), Sarajevo Film Festival, Mostra São Paulo (New Directors Competition), Moscow Film Festival, T-Mobile New Horizons (Competition), New York, Berlin, Los Angeles, Toronto and many others.