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Alex Van Warmerdam

De jurk (The dress)

Edition 1996
103' - 1996 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: Dutch
Director: Alex Van Warmerdam Composer: Vincent van Warmerdam With: Henri Garcin, Ingeborg Elzevier, Khaldoun Elmecky
This film depicts the unglamorous life of a summer dress. During a meeting at which director Loohman of the clothing factory chooses a blue leaf pattern for the summer season, his advisor Van Tilt is dismissed on the spot after a severe fight. Loohman wishes him a very unhappy life. This unpleasant incident marks the entire career of the cursed Van Tilt and the dress. Its first proprietor is an elderly woman who gets so excited by it that it proves fatal for her weak heart. The wind carries the dress to Johanna, a charming young woman, who is noticed by a ticket collector on the train. This character goes berserk every time he sees the dress, to the extent of becoming a threat to all those who wear it...

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Credits

Director

Alex Van Warmerdam

Composer

Vincent van Warmerdam

With

Henri Garcin, Ingeborg Elzevier, Khaldoun Elmecky

Scenario

Alex Van Warmerdam

Director of Photography

Marc Felperlaan

Editor

René Wiegmans

Producer

Ton Schippers, Alex Van Warmerdam, Marc Van Warmerdam

More information

Dialogue

Dutch

Countries of production

The Netherlands

Year

1996

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