Karakter Feature film, 1997, 120 min.

In pre-war Rotterdam, the bailiff Dreverhaven is a tyrant in his realm. His ambitious and stubborn bastardson Katadreuffe decides, after a bankruptcy, to become a lawyer. He puts everything aside to achieve his goal, including his girlfriend. The clash with Dreverhaven is inevitable. Van Diem's dramatic debut, based on a classic novel by Bordewijk, won a Golden Calf for Best Film and an Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film.

selections & won prizes

US - Oscar
NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf (2)

 

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  1. +316 26 134 035

    www.rabotsky.com
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    Staff at Rabotsky Film Art Department

    Production Designer (78)

    Location Sound Recordist

Cast

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  1. Peter Warnier
    +316 53 321 122

    www.warnierposta.nl
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    Sound Designer (52)

    Sound Editor (50)

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  1. Goedzoekers Locations for Film & TV
    +3120 521 0160

    www.goedzoekers.nl

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    Paul Marbus

    Rene de la Rambelje

    Walter Kloos

    Tjarco van Wijck

    Location Coordinator 

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  1. Marcel de Hoogd
    +316 55 131 129

    www.msoundworks.com
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Assistant editor

  1. Hans van Helden
    +316 22 509 309

    www.sleevemonkey.com
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    Staff at Vereniging van Nederlandse Visual Effects Professionals - VNX

    Associate Producer

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  1. Financing  (195)

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  1.   WarnierPosta sound for picture
    +3120 638 9192

    www.warnierposta.nl
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