Paranoia

Adriaan Ditvoorst Feature film - 1967 - 100 min.

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Feature film based on W.F. Hermans' novella of the same name. Ex-soldier Arnold suffers from paranoia. He thinks he is an SS officer who has gone underground and whose description has been published by the newspapers.

Second full-length feature film by self-willed filmmaker Adriaan Ditvoorst was based on W.F. Hermans' novella of the same name. Ex-soldier Arnold suffers from paranoia. He thinks he is an SS officer who has gone underground and whose description has been published by the newspapers. Driven by despair, Arnold commits two murders before taking his own life. Paranoia is characterised by a sparing use of dialogue, poignant scenes and a frightening atmosphere. Camera work by Jan de Bont, who later directed among others Speed and The Haunting.

Credits

Director(s) Adriaan Ditvoorst
Producer(s) Gijs Versluys
Production Company
Parnasse Produkties Amsterdam
Director of Photography
Editing
Mixing
Wim Wolf
Sound on Set
Ate de Vries
Music
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands