De malle tennispet

Anne van der Linden Television drama - 1996 - 52 min.

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Tragi-comic television film about the difficult process of growing old, based on the story by Remco Campert. Protagonist in De malle tennispet is a retired publisher who has spent some time living in a home for artists and intellectuals. He can't and won't accept the fact that he is no longer at the heart of things. He tries frantically to keep in touch with the world outside the home. When his health deteriorates, he slowly starts to become alienated from the outside world. In the end he accepts his advancing years and decides never to leave the safe haven of the home.

Credits

Director(s) Anne van der Linden
Producer(s) Jos van der Linden
Wim Odé
Production Company
Linden Film BV
Director of Photography
Joost van Starrenburg
Production Design
Editing
Kevin Wheelan
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands