The East

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, War

  • Director: Jim Taihuttu
  • Producer(s): Benoit Roland, Jim Taihuttu, Julius Ponten, Sander Verdonk, Shanty Harmayn
  • Writer(s): Jim Taihuttu, Mustafa Duygulu
  • Studio: Mongrel Media
  • Length: 2h 17m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 67%


During the post-WW2 Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch soldier joins an elite unit led by a mysterious captain known only as “The Turk.” When the fighting intensifies, the young soldier finds himself questioning - and ultimately challenging - his commander’s brutal strategy to stop the resistance.


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