De weg naar Cádiz

Jonathan Herzberg, Shariff Korver Feature film - 2009 - 80 min.

NFF Archive

You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

When Coen inherits a villa in Cádiz, Spain, he decides to drive there and sell the house. The journey takes an unexpected turn when his ex-girlfriend Suzanne decides to join him. On the French roads and in small hotels along the way, they try to find out what this renewed acquaintance - which may not be as spontaneous as it seems - might mean to them. They know each other so well and yet so many questions remain unanswered. 'Don't you ever have the feeling you've done everything wrong?' 'Ain't I just a boring asshole?' 'What makes you happy?' Tentative moments of hope and expectation are soon smothered again in old patterns. The company of a hitchhiker who sees things more clearly does not improve matters in this emotional road movie about friendship, love, remorse and missed opportunities whose destination gets increasingly uncertain. A special aspect of this production is that the makers are all starting artists or entrepreneurs. Many of them, like the two directors, are still attending the Netherlands Film and Television Academy.


Script Merel Barends
Producer(s) Edwin Goldman
Executive Producer
Guusje van Deuren
Nanneke Landman
Director of Photography
Production Design
Kim Verduijn
Sound Design
Jasnai Jansen
Sound on Set
Production Country