30.09. - 09.10.2021

Borgman Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark 2013 | 113 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Alex van Warmerdam

Alex Van Warmerdam (*1952) is one of the Netherland's most interesting and prolific directors. His film Borgman ran in competition at the 2013 Cannes festival and was also shown at Filmfest Hamburg. Schneider vs. Bax is his ninth film.

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Evil turns up from nowhere. Its name: Borgman. An unkempt, bearded forest man, flushed out of his hole by hunters, who escapes and seeks refuge in a suburban family. Once their uninvited guest is ensconced in the garden shed, the family's peaceful life is at an end. Borgman is a devil looking for trouble. He provokes, schemes and manipulates. From behind the immaculate facade of his hosts, he brings out what has long been suppressed: sexual desires, violence, hatred. And he is not alone. His accomplices are only a text message away. Borgman is a radical, deeply disturbing attack on the bourgeoisie.

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Original title: Borgman
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Dutch
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Alex van Warmerdam
Screenplay: Alex van Warmerdam
Cast: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval, Sara Hjort Ditlevsen, Eva van de Wijdeven, Annet Malherbe
Producer: Marc van Warmerdam
Director of Photography: Tom Erisman
Music: Vincent van Warmerdam
Production Design: Geert Paredis
Editor: Job ter Burg
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Fortissimo Films
Production: Graniet Film, Epidemic, Mollywood, DDF/Angel Films, NTR


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