Jamel Aattache's film Casanova’s has attracted 100,000 moviegoers. The romantic comedy is thus awarded the Golden Film Award. Leading actor Jim Bakkum was surprised by Casanova's actor Sergio Romero IJssel with the Golden Film Award. The Golden Film Award is an initiative of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Netherlands Film Fund. Casanova's achieved Golden Film status in corona time despite the maximum seating capacity in cinemas. It is the ninth time in 2020 that the Golden Film has been presented.
The insecure and timid journalist Bas has to go undercover to unmask a mysterious dating coach. The dating coach, who comes after his orderer again with a book and accompanying workshop, claims to be able to transform men into casanovas. At the workshop, Bas suddenly comes face to face with his childhood love, which he has not seen for over 15 years.
Casanova's was directed and written by Jamel Aattache (Deeply In Love). 2CFilm produced the film that was made with the support of the Netherlands Film Production Incentive. The main roles in Casanova’s are played by Jim Bakkum, Lieke van Lexmond, Tygo Gernandt, Sergio Romero IJssel, Rienus Krul and Leo Alkemade. Just Film Distribution takes care of the film distribution of Casanova’s, which can be seen in 123 cinemas.
The Golden Film, Platinum Film and Diamond Film are awarded by the Netherlands Film Festival and the Netherlands Film Fund when 100,000, 400,000 and 1,000,000 cinema tickets respectively have been sold for a Dutch film during the rotation. The Crystal Film is awarded to Dutch documentaries that have attracted 10,000 cinema visitors.