Unter den Palmen

Miriam Kruishoop Feature film - 1999 - 82 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Regie Miriam Kruishoop

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This film was shot entirely in Rotterdam and shows the German couple David (Helmut Berger) and Tanya (Sheri Hagen) who are kept by Ludwig (Udo Kier), David's half-brother. Ludwig has some dubious business to do and so he is staying in the port for a while. David and Tanya have followed him and are staying in a hotel. They pass the time committing robberies. When David finds a photo of an atractive young man among the booty of a robbery, his life is turned upside down. He will have to close the door on a suffocating past. Miriam Kruishoop wrote the screenplay around Helmut Berger, the legendary Austrian actor best known for his title role in Visconti's Ludwig. Unter den Palmen was the opening film at the Netherlands Film Festival in 1999.

Credits

Director(s) Miriam Kruishoop
Producer(s) Erik Schut
Peter van Vogelpoel
Production Company
Co-producer(s)
Director of Photography
Production Design
Editing
Mixage
Peter Warnier
Wim Post
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands