Sluizer Films was founded by producer, director and screenwriter George Sluizer (1932-2014) and producer Anne Lordon. With Spoorloos (The Vanishing, 1988) they received worldwide recognition. The film won many awards and was the Dutch entry for the Academy Awards in 1989. Since George Sluizer directed a diverse slate of long features like Joao, Utz, Crimetime, The Commissioner, Dying To Go Home and The Stone Raft. He directed the remake of The Vanishing in the US and Dark Blood the last film of River Phoenix. George Sluizer died in 2014 at the age of 82. The production company is continued as Sluizer Film Productions B.V. by Anne Lordon, Anouk Sluizer and Filine Ledeboer.
Director: tba. 2014 project in progress from director George Sluizer, Re-write scenario 2021: Reinier Smit. Country: NL/UK/CA. Status: in development. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 95 min. Genre: psychological/philosophical thriller.
At the beginning of this disturbing thriller the brilliant English theoretical physicist and writer of popular scientific books Tom Hargreaves leads a perfect life with his wife Sam who is a successful photographer. After a fascinating lecture from Tom on “physics without time” a mysterious older man Jonathan Tempray approaches Tom informing him he is a restitution researcher. Tempray explains he found a valuable and fabulous ancient astronomical clock and Tom is the only heir. Tom is not really a family man and hesitant but as for most scientists his curiosity wins. He accepts to look at the ancient clock and finally even brings it home. Richard starts to research the clock and becomes totally obsessed as he can’t understand the complexities of the extraordinary ancient clock. Meanwhile Tempray infiltrates himself into Richard and Sam’s life as far as starting to take control. By the time Richard discovers the true nature of Tempray and also of the clock it might be too late to save his perfect life.
ANATOMY OF TIME
Director & Screenwriter: Jakrawal Nilthamrong. Cast: T. Leelamuch, S. Changsiri, P. Eiamchan. Country: TH/NL/FR/SG. Co-producer: NL/Sluizer Film Productions/Anouk Sluizer. Status: post-production. Release: 2021. Sort: feature. Duration: 110 min. Genre: Drama. Distribution/ Sales: tba.
A drama shifting between the present and the past, following an army general’s wife as she reflects upon a life of loss, disappointment and betrayal.