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Jaap van Ηoewijk

Filmography
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1996 Borderline Cases
2000 Touched
2001 Family Secret
2003 Chisel and the Ηeart
2008 Stories from the Lake
2010 To the Οther Side (short)
2010 This Οne’s for You
2011 Giant of Rotterdam
2012 Kill Your Darling
2013 Killing Time

Stories to tell

Killing Time / Jaap van Ηoewijk

6 February 1998, Port Arthur, Texas: Erin is home alone. She is about to watch a film when a masked man suddenly appears in the living room. She thinks it’s a friend joking around. 12 June 2013, Huntsville, Texas: In Huntsville State Penitentiary, preparations are underway for execution #499. A little after 6pm, Elroy Chester will be executed by lethal injection for the rape of Erin and Claire DeLeon and the murder of their uncle, fireman Billy Ryman. Killing Time reconstructs an old murder, and shows the impact on the family members and victims during the day of execution. The family of the victims and the prisoner, the guards in the towers, the pastors, the journalists, the handful of demonstrators: everyone has his own way of killing the last few hours of Elroy Chester’s life. Where one yearns for the long-anticipated closure of the case, the other faces oblivion.


Director:Jaap van Ηoewijk
Script:Jaap van Hoewijk
Cinematography:Adri Schrover & Stef Tijdink
Editing:Jos Driessen
Sound:Diego van Uden & Benny Jansen
Producer:Eric Velthuis
Production:Kvfilms, Netherlands
Co-production:VPRO, The Netherlands
Format:DCP Color
Production Country:The Netherlands
Duration:54'
Production Year:2013
World Sales:NPO Sales, The Netherlands Kaisa Kriek T. +31 35 677 3760 kaisa.kriek@omroep.nl www.nposales.com/killing-time
Screening Schedule
JOHN CASSAVETES:Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 17:30 | ID:255
JOHN CASSAVETES:Monday, March 17, 2014 - 22:30 | ID:357
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