De noorderlingen

Alex van Warmerdam Feature film - 1992 - 108 min.
Sex
Sixteen plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Acteur Rudolf Lucieer

Beste Regie Alex van Warmerdam

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Absurdist film about the experiences and especially the suppressed feelings of lust of the inhabitants of an archetypical Dutch new estate in the Dutch West during the summer of 1960. Winner of two Golden Calves in 1992.

Just like his debut Abel (1986), Van Warmerdam's De noorderlingen won two Golden Calves. The director plays the spying mailman in a minimal new housing estate in 1960, with one street and one bus stop, shot in taut compositions. An absurdist world full of repressed feelings, with a sexually frustrated butcher, his venerated, fasting wife, an unfertile hunter and Theo van Gogh on a red moped.

Credits

Director(s) Alex van Warmerdam
Producer(s) Dick Maas
Laurens Geels
Production Company
First Floor Features
Director of Photography
Marc Felperlaan
Production Design
Rikke Jelier
Alfred Schaaf
Editing
René Wiegmans
Mixing
Ad Roest
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands