Schneider vs. Bax

Alex van Warmerdam Feature film - 2015 - 96 min.
Violence
Sixteen plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Actrice Maria Kraakman

Beste Camera Tom Erisman

Beste Film Marc van Warmerdam

Beste Montage Job ter Burg

Beste Regie Alex van Warmerdam

Beste Scenario Alex van Warmerdam

Beste Sound Design Peter Warnier

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This ink-black comedy is vintage Van Warmerdam, with its wry dialogue, absurd plot and meticulous design. But at times the polder western is also nerve-rackingly suspenseful, when hitman Schneider and the gruff recluse Bax wait patiently for the other to betray his position in a lethal cat-and-mouse. The killer hidden among the reeds; the writer entrenched in his holiday home by the waterside, where, to add insult to injury, he is saddled with more unwelcome visitors: a cross ex-lover and a depressed daughter.

Credits

Production Company
Co-producer(s)
Berry van Zwieten
Director of Photography
Production Design
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Koen Gravendaal
Visual Effects
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Still Photography
Production Country
Netherlands