Just like his debut Abel (1986), Van Warmerdam's De noorderlingen won two Golden Calves. The director plays the spying mailman in a minimal new housing estate in 1960, with one street and one bus stop, shot in taut compositions. An absurdist world full of repressed feelings, with a sexually frustrated butcher, his venerated, fasting wife, an unfertile hunter and Theo van Gogh on a red moped.

Title: De noorderlingen
Year: 1992
Duration : 1 hour, 48 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1997

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Acteur (1992)
Rudolf Lucieer
Beste Regie (1992)
Alex van Warmerdam

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