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Raoul Servais

Taxandria

82' - 1994 - Fantasy, Adventure - Dialogue: English
Director: Raoul Servais Composer: Kim Bullard With: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elliott Spiers, Katja Studt
An eleven-year-old boy, Jan arrives at a rundown seaside hotel with his tutor, Mr. Bonze. His high spirits stand in marked contrast to the doom-and-gloom cynicism of the grown-ups. Avoid the lighthouse keeper they tell him. He's a weirdo and he eats seagulls for breakfast. As soon as he can, of course, Jan makes straight for the lighthouse. Karol, the keeper, turns out to be a delightful man, a refugee from a place where progress was outlawed and technology banned. It was, he says, destroyed in a great cataclysm ...

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Credits

Director

Raoul Servais

Composer

Kim Bullard

With

Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elliott Spiers, Katja Studt

Scenario

Raoul Servais, Frank Daniel, Alain Robbe-Grillet

Director of Photography

Gilberto Azevedo, Walter van den Ende

Editor

Chantal Hymans

Producer

Heinz Bibo, Dany Geys, Tharsi Vanhuysse

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Belgium, Hungary, United Kingdom, Germany, France

Screenplay based on

["",""]

Year

1994

Filmography

Raoul Servais
Harbor Lights (short, 1960), November Diversion (short, 1962), The False Note (short, 1963), Chromophobia (short, 1965), Sirene (short, 1968), Goldframe (short, 1969), To Speak or Not to Speak (short, 1970), Operation X-70 (short, 1971), Pegasus (short, 1973), Het Lied van Haleweyn (short, 1976), Harpya (short, 1979), Die schöne gefangene (1982), Taxandria (1994), Nocturnal Butterflies (1998), Atraksion (short, 2001), Winter Days (short, 2003), Tank (short, 2015), Der Lange Kerl (short, 2021)

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