A high-octane immersive thriller in the dark world of prostitution, featuring three women at the turning point of their lives. Starring Carice Van Houten (Game of Thrones), Maaike Neuville (The Twelve), and Halina Reijn (Instinct).
Red Light portrays three women from completely different worlds whose lives unexpectedly intersect when a well-known philosophy professor suddenly goes missing. Sylvia, a prostitute, runs a whorehouse with her toxic partner in Antwerp’s Red Light district. Esther is a well-known opera soprano and comes from a well educated background. Evi is a cop trying to combine a major case with her role as a wife and mother.These three women intertwine to liberate themselves from the control of the men in their lives.
Directed by: Wouter Bouvijn (who featured in the 2019 CANNESERIES for The Twelve), Anke Blondé (The Best of Dorien B)
Written by: Esther Gerritsen, Christophe Dirickx, Frank Ketelaar, Halina Reijn
Produced by: Eyeworks (Peter Bouckaert and Gunter Schmid), Hollands Licht (Nelsje Musch-Elzinga, Mark Furstner and Erwin Godschalk), Man Up Film, DPG Media and BNNVARA
Original Broadcasters: VTM (Belgium), BNNVARA
Cast: Carice van Houten (Game of Thrones, Black Book, Instinct), Maaike Neuville (The Twelve, Ghost Tropic), and Halina Reijn (Instinct)
Year of production: 2020
International Sales: Federation / Worldwide rights
Festivals & awards: Special Interpretation Prize & Student Prize at CanneSeries. Best Drama & Best Actress (Halina Reijn) at Nederlands Film Festival.