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Theo van Gogh Feature film - 1981 - 85 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Eervolle Vermelding Theo van Gogh

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Controversial black-and-white début by Theo van Gogh about the fascist psychopath from The Hague Chris Luger (Thom Hoffman) who kidnaps a mentally-handicapped millionaire's daughter to get rich quickly. However the girl's father refuses to pay the ransom. The Dutch- and German-spoken film is a verbal account in diary style. When it was released, this film caused strong aversion due to a scene with two cats in a washing machine.

Credits

Production Company
Theo van Gogh Produkties
Column Film
Director of Photography
Willem Verboom
Willem Hoogenboom
Editing
Sound on Set
Willem Hoogenboom
Brenda Ray
Music
Cast
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands