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'Castingx' is a psycho chiller-thriller. A dark journey into voyeurism, seduction and revenge. An unusual love story where reality and fiction merge in a deathly blur. Steven is a loner. He... See full summary »

Director:

Adrian Bol (as Ad Bol)

Writers:

Adrian Bol (screenplay) (as Ad Bol), Johnny Melville | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Miriam Lucia ... Sandy walsh
Joaquín Martínez ... Postman
Johnny Melville ... Charly
Hugo Metsers ... Fish
Lars Oostveen Lars Oostveen ... Tony (as Lawrence Ray)
Klemens Patijn Klemens Patijn ... Steven
Ellen Ten Damme Ellen Ten Damme ... Helena
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'Castingx' is a psycho chiller-thriller. A dark journey into voyeurism, seduction and revenge. An unusual love story where reality and fiction merge in a deathly blur. Steven is a loner. He has a job in a shabby gasoline station on the border between the civilized world and the wastelands of a forbidding desert. Bored and restless, he indulges in fantasies about movies, dreaming to be a famous film director himself. When occasionally a woman stops at the pumps, he secretly puts her on tape, using the security camera. Actually he is casting. The only one who seems to believe in Steven's ambitions is Tony, the assistant of his father, who owns the petrol station. Steven's father Charly is most of the time engaged in the production of cheap porn movies. He treats his son with cruel contempt, since the death of Steven's mother, years ago. Steven never stopped missing his mom. He visits her grave almost every day, even asking her advice about his first feature film. Then, one day, Helena ... Written by Ad Bol

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Eager Films

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2005 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Castings See more »

Filming Locations:

Catalonia, Spain See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Eager Films B.V. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color
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Written by Ellen Ten Damme Robin Berlijn
Performed by Ellen Ten Damme
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a cool and emotional thriller
5 October 2006 | by maartenkosterrSee all my reviews

Steven works on a petrol station on a surrealistic desert area somewhere in Europe (I read that the film is shot in Spain, otherwise I wouldn't know). He's a very introvert young guy with a violent past. In the opening of the film you see some terrible things happening, but you don't know what's the relationship with him. In the end of the film everything falls in place and I'm sure you didn't saw it coming. I for sure didn't..:-).

It's not a flashy Hollywood film but it looks quite cool. The storyline is not always very clear and sometimes maybe a bit too surrealistic, but I must say I like this kind of movies. If you don't have a problem with using your imagination and brain while looking at a film, this might be something for you. Maarten.


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