Kyodai Makes the Big Time

Ian Kerkhof Feature film - 1992 - 91 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Beste Actrice Janica Draisma

Beste Lange Speelfilm Ian Kerkhof

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For his feature début, Kerkhof was inspired by films by Van der Staak, Zwartjes and Straub. Using a restrained style - a minimum of editing and a static camera, with actors walking on and off the screen - the film tells the story of movie actor Kyodai, who vents his frustration about his lack of success in his sex life. This becomes increasingly violent and takes on sadomasochist traits. Golden Calf for Best Actress (Janica Draisma) and Best Feature Film in 1992.

Credits

Director(s) Ian Kerkhof
Script Ian Kerkhof
Producer(s) Ian Kerkhof
Co-producer(s)
Director of Photography
Joost van Gelder
Production Design
Diana Haga
Editing
Sound on Set
Wijnand de Groot
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands