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THE NORTHERNERS

De noorderlingen

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Directed by Alex van Warmerdam
Netherlands, 1992
Comedy

Synopsis

A surreal black comedy set in a decrepit 1960’s housing development. When his mother is drawn into sainthood and the resulting frustrations of his father become too difficult to manage, Thomas, a young boy, becomes obsessed with events on the broadcast news.

Synopsis

A surreal black comedy set in a decrepit 1960’s housing development. When his mother is drawn into sainthood and the resulting frustrations of his father become too difficult to manage, Thomas, a young boy, becomes obsessed with events on the broadcast news.

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The NorthernersDirected byAlex van Warmerdam

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Awards & Festivals

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International Film Festival Rotterdam
1993
European Film Awards
1992 | 3 wins including: Young European Film of the Year
Stockholm International Film Festival
1992 | Winner: Best Screenplay

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