Nightwatching

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  141 min.
Release Date: March 6, 2009 (limited)
DVD: June 9, 2009

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Cast: Martin Freeman, Emily Holmes, Toby Jones, Jodhi May

Synopsis

In 1642 famous Dutch artist Rembrandt (Martin Freeman) reluctantly agrees to paint the Amsterdam Musketeer Militia in a group portrait, a portrait that would become his most celebrated painting—The Nightwatch.

Going about his work, Rembrandt discovers that there is conspiracy afoot after a man is shot dead during routine musket practice. Determined to bring these conspiracies to light, the artist builds his accusation meticulously in the form of the commissioned painting itself, simultaneously uncovering a seamy and hypocritical side to Dutch society in the Golden Age.

Director: Peter Greenaway
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Kees Kasander
Screenplay: Peter Greenaway
Official Site: www.nightwatchingthefilm.com

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