Prod.: Leontine Petit, Joost de Vries, Script: Jolein Laarman, Mijke de Jong, Dir.: Mijke de Jong, Dir. of Phot.: Ton Peters, Compos.: Paul M. van Brugge, Sound: Kees de Groot, Joost Roskam, Edit.: Dorith Vinken.
Cast: Elsie de Brauw, Marcel Musters, Stijn Koomen, Jeroen Willems, Joan Nederlof, Shireen Strooker, Jennifer St. Jago.
STAGES is a film about Roos and Martin, who are divorced but haven’t become detached yet. When their 17-year old son Isaac withdraws ever deeper into silent isolation, they try to find a solution. Their attempts to find a solution for Isaac fail due to their frustrations from the past and their inability to listen to one another.
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de Jong, Mijke
Mijke de Jong (born 1959, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Before studying at the Dutch Academy for Film and Television, Mijke de Jong attended the College for Social Work. Her interest in social issues is an important theme in her films and her subtle directing of the actors characterises her films. She makes films for the cinema and television.
Squatter's Delight (1990), Love Hurts (1993), Stills (1994), The Four A.M. Feed (1994), Lieve Aisja (1996), Broos (1997), Lopen (1999), Uitgesloten (2001), Bluebird (2004), All Souls (2005), Stages (2007).