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Release Date:
24 April 2003 (Netherlands) See more »
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Keihard En Confronterend (Rock Hard and In Your Face)
Plot:
Two small town Dutch boys whose socially unnatural friendship is so close, they care nothing for human or divine rules and lose all grip on reality, sliding into violent crime. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Van God Los makes a huge impression See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Egbert Jan Weeber ... Stan Meijer

Tygo Gernandt ... Maikel Verheije
Angela Schijf ... Anna Sprengers
Mads Wittermans ... Sef
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Selma Avkapan ... Granddaughter of Osman
Tamer Avkapan ... Nadir
Marnie Blok ... Joke
Bacha Chilaia ... Frank
Loek Ewalds ... Police officer 1
Mark Kleuskens ... Police Officer 2
Cemil Kurtgözu ... Suleyman
Pim Lambeau ... Mevr. van de Velde
Frits Lambrechts ... Dhr. van de Velde
Johnny Lion ... Johan Schreurs
Peter Post ... East-European man
Harry van Rijthoven ... Bert
Ronald Schuurbiers ... East-European man
Ergun Simsek ... Hassan
Els Ingeborg Smits ... Moeder Anna

Huub Stapel ... Herbert Meijer
Alden Susa ... Boy at funeral
Diego Teixeira ... Stan (11 years)
Brader Torun ... Osman
Mike van den Akker ... Friend of Yuri
Deryl van Mieghem ... Yuri
Joop Wittermans ... Vader Anna
Helmert Woudenberg ... Inspecteur Geukers
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Directed by
Pieter Kuijpers 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pieter Kuijpers 
Paul Jan Nelissen  writer

Produced by
Hanneke Niens .... producer
Reinier Selen .... producer
Anton Smit .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paleis van Boem 
 
Cinematography by
Bert Pot 
 
Film Editing by
Job ter Burg 
 
Casting by
Nora Mullens 
 
Production Design by
Ruben Schwartz 
Robert van der Hoop 
 
Set Decoration by
Raoul Chailloux 
Barry Parker 
 
Costume Design by
Jacqueline Steylen 
 
Makeup Department
Carola Broekhoff .... special makeup effects artist
Rogier Samuels .... special makeup effects artist
Lia Van der Horst .... key hair stylist
Lia Van der Horst .... key makeup artist
Suzette van Rooyen .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bernadette Bout .... production manager
Chris Jorna .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richt Martens .... assistant director
Joost Van Schie .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Elise Menick .... assistant property master
Taco Regtien .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Antoin Cox .... production sound mixer
Herman Pieëte .... sound re-recording mixer
Herman Pieëte .... supervising sound editor
Raoul Popma .... sound recordist
Bianca Steenhagen .... foley artist
Sil Stranders .... assistant production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Michel Jancso .... special effects technician
Harrie Wiessenhaan .... special effects (as Harry Wiessenhaan)
 
Stunts
Willem de Beukelaer .... stunt coordinator
Ronald Schuurbiers .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick David .... assistant camera
Evelien Ham .... electrician
Thomas Kool .... electrician
Martijn Koot .... key grip
Bas Losekoot .... still photographer
Joost van Poppel .... Steadicam operator
Erik Van Wouden .... gaffer
Herman Verschuur .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Sheng Yong Cheng .... video assist operator
Roger van Zaal .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claudia Damman .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Romy de Haan .... negative cutter
Renzo Scanu .... negative scanner
John Thorborg .... colorist (special edition)
Boris Trentelman .... color timer
 
Other crew
Thijs Dehé .... production intern: post-production coordinator
Philippe Hefting .... caterer
Jascha Joseph .... location manager
Ivo Martijn .... distribution advisor
Brenda Matthijs .... publicity manager
Eric Nootebos .... production assistant
Kenzo Overbeeke .... production assistant
Michel Salèh .... caterer
Noumi Seguin .... production assistant
Ernie Tee .... scenario consultant
Trix van Alphen .... publicist
Maarten-Jan van der Vreede .... caterer
 

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Netherlands:83 min
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Crew or equipment visible: When Maikel walks to the Turkish coffee shop, just before he starts shooting, a shadow of a matte box is visible in the lower left corner.See more »
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Van God Los makes a huge impression, 13 May 2003
Author: ThunderStrike from Netherlands

I've seen quite a lot of movies, also quite some Dutch ones. Most of them suck quite heavily or are far too commercial, therefore i didn't expect much from Van God Los. But i was wrong.

The movie is very catchy, as it is being told from the perspective of Stan, a young Gymnasium student, who dislikes school and is mostly found being out on the streets. His parents don't care for him much, so he is quite left alone. Then he meets Maikel and they become very close friends. They start with some small illegal businesses, but end up being hired killers.

The story being told from a main character perspective, with commenting on Stan's thoughts, is quite unusual for Dutch movies and almost gives it a Hollywood feeling, with links to movies like the Godfather series. This makes the movie very impressive and really gets you into the main character and his feelings.

When the movie ended, i almost felt the urge of applauding for it, but since the entire cinema was silent, so was i. It was clear to see that this movie made a great impression on all viewers, it was a long time ago i heard so little noise when all people left their seats. This movie is in my opinion already a (Dutch) classic! A must see!

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