The successful series ANNE +, of which two seasons have appeared so far, will be continued in the cinema. The recordings will start this spring, producer Millstreet Films and distributor Dutch FilmWorks announced on Monday.
The film should hit theaters at the end of September. The film sequel is made by screenwriter Maud Wiemeijer, director Valerie Bisscheroux and lead actor Hanna van Vliet, who also developed the series.
The series ANNE + tells about a student (Hanna van Vliet) who thinks back to all the loves during her student days. The series received rave reviews both in the Netherlands and abroad due to its refreshing style and queer representation. So became ANNE + nominated twice for a Prix Europe and selected by various international film festivals.
In the feature, Anne plans to emigrate to Canada with her great love Sara. But just before they leave, her publisher disapproves of the manuscript she submitted for her first book: what exactly does Anne have to say? Anne is forced to look for what she wants in life, because not only her main character seems to have gone astray.
The first two seasons can be viewed via NPO Start. From March 4, the series can also be seen in its entirety on Netflix in the Netherlands and for the first time in Belgium.