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Shadowman (1988)

The story of a war refugee who's hiding in Amsterdam.

Director:

Piotr Andrejew (as Piotr Andreyev)

Writer:

Piotr Andrejew (as Piotr Andreyev)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeroen Krabbé ... Theo
Tom Hulce ... Shadowman / David Rubenstin
Manouk van der Meulen ... Monique
Trudy Labij Trudy Labij ... Mevrouw Christine Wisse
Thom Hoffman ... Fuchs
Karin Bloemen Karin Bloemen ... Bella
Hans Hoes Hans Hoes ... Brosch
Hans Dagelet ... Postbode
Jasper Faber Jasper Faber ... Barman
Roelant Radier Roelant Radier ... Hunter (as Roeland Radier)
Vincent Lancee Vincent Lancee ... Policeman
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Storyline

David (Hulce) is a Polish refugee seeking the help of a Dutch man (Krabbe) who helps get these poor souls to safety... for a price. When it's discovered that David has no money to buy his freedom, Theo tells him he can't stay and has to leave in the morning. But afraid for his life, David remains in the attic (where Theo has stashed him) and becomes a man in the shadows... Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Running from Terror. Hiding from Fear.

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Netherlands | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1988 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Czlowiek cien See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Riverside Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Excellent acting by Tom Hulce
5 February 1999 | by jbdeanSee all my reviews

Tom Hulce turns in yet another stellar performance as "Shadowman"! From the moment he first appears on screen until the last second he has the viewer in his grip. You want to know all about "Shadowman" and you want him helped. Tom's Polish accent is perfect and his ability to take us into the world of abuse and neglect inflicted on him and other Jews during WWII is remarkable.

A film hard to locate (only released in Holland and Europe), it's well worth the trouble needed to find it.


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