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Van God Los
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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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7 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
OK, sorry about all the stage actors 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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Goofs:
Continuity: In the first shot of the black Ford Sierra that they use in the final robbery, the license plate on the car (XB-two digits-two letters) is the same one as on the Opel Senator that was used earlier. In the shot that follows (when they drive up to the elderly couple's house), the car has a different plate, with the combination XH-two letters-two digits. A plate with this combination was not issued until 1998/99.See more »
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
OK, sorry about all the stage actors, 3 July 2004
Author: (jacco-1) from Amsterdam

To start off; i liked this film, particularly Tygo Gernandt's acting was plainly brilliant. The sorry thing about dutch films is, that mainly stage actors appear in dutch productions. Obviosously dutch directors find it very difficult to direct acclaimed theater actors, let alone telling them that stage acting(e.g. articulation and exaggerated physical expression) is a big no-no film acting. The southern dutch accent is very well performed by Tygo en Egbert, however most of the other actors 'slip back' to a pathetic attempt, particularly the ( here I go again) stage actors. The directing and the editing of this movie were very undutch and therefor very strong, the acting however........ three great actors can never compensate 10 mediocre to sloppy actors. Conclusion: A more dedicated and disciplined director combined with a less conservative casting director could have lifted this flick to a higher level and in the process would have put dutch film-making on the map.

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