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Successful horror movie about a murderous elevator that causes mysterious accidents. An elevator mechanic is called in to examine the elevator and is faced with an uncooperative supplier and a reporter who suspects a conspiracy. The film was shot within thirty days and with a small budget. Dick Maas' feature film debut was granted the 1983 Golden Calf for Best Direction. In 2001, Maas made Down, the English-spoken remake.


Production Design
Production company
Sigma Pictures Productions b.v.
Distributor NL
Tuschinski Filmdistribution

Title: De lift
Year: 1983
Duration : 1 hour, 34 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1983

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Regie (1983)
Dick Maas

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