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Fons Rademakers

Het mes

89' - 1961 - Drama - Dialogue: Dutch
Director: Fons Rademakers Composer: Pim Jacobs With: Reitze van der Linden, Marie-Louise Videc, Ellen Vogel
13-year old Thomas has stolen a knife. lt is precious to him, but this knife is not just a toy, it is also a deadly weapon in the hands of an adolescent who thinks he has to stand against grown ups whom he believes threaten him. Together with Toni, his little girlfriend, he watches a couple of boys who have dragged a girl into the woods. For Thomas this scene is beginning to lose much of its mystery. He begins to become aware of forces at work in the wor1d of a grown up" He also witnesses an even more shocking event one night, when he secretly watches his mother, a young widow who seeks to overcome her loneliness with Oscar, Thomas' teacher...

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Credits

Director

Fons Rademakers

Composer

Pim Jacobs

With

Reitze van der Linden, Marie-Louise Videc, Ellen Vogel

Scenario

Hugo Claus

Director of Photography

Eduard van der Enden

Editor

Han Rust

Producer

Fons Rademakers

More information

Dialogue

Dutch

Countries of production

The Netherlands

Year

1961

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