Alex van Warmerdam Feature film - 1986 - 98 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Beste Lange Speelfilm Dick Maas

Beste Regie Alex van Warmerdam

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Absurdist drama about thirty-one-year-old Abel, who still lives with his parents. The latter feel it is time for their son to leave the nest, but Abel does not fancy the idea. He scans the town with his binoculars and tries to snip through flies in full flight. The arrival of a TV set marks the turning point. Van Warmerdam's feature film début won two Golden Calves in 1986: for Best Full-length Feature film and Best Direction.


Director(s) Alex van Warmerdam
Producer(s) Dick Maas
Laurens Geels
Robert Swaab
Production Company
First Floor Features
Director of Photography
Marc Felperlaan
Production Design
Ad Roest
Sound on Set
Georges Bossaers
Production Country