Günter, an actor, was found as a child in a German forest. He never wondered about his origins. One day the companions of Cardinal Wassinski appear. Only after they have undoubtedly helped in his demise, is Günter informed of his true origin.
Director – Alex Van Warmerdam
Writer – Alex Van Warmerdam
Producer – Marc Van Warmerdam (Graniet Film)
Co-producers – Eurydice Gysel & Koen Mortier (Czar Film & Tv)
Cinematographer – Tom Erisman
Editor – Job ter Burg
Art Director – Geert Paredis
Cast – Tom Dewispelaere, Jan Bijvoet, Frieda Barnhard, Pierre Bokma, Hans Kesting, Anniek Pheifer & Gene Bervoets
Netherlands Film Fund (NFF), Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Screen Flanders
Supported by BNP Paribas Film Finance (Tax Shelter) & Screen Flanders
Sales & Distribution
Benelux distribution – Cinéart
Sales – Nine Film
Alex Van Warmerdam is a writer, designer, actor and director of both theatre plays and film features. His films have been critically acclaimed and awarded at festivals worldwide. His features were screened at several international A-film festivals. He made his first feature film in 1986: ‘Abel’. He plays parts in all of his own movies, except ‘Grimm’. Alex van Warmerdam is married to Dutch actress Annet Malherbe, who plays parts in most of his films and mostly also functions as a casting director. He won the Nederlands-Vlaamse Toneelschrijfprijs in 1990 and the Taalunie Toneelschrijfprijs in 2011. His 2013 film ‘Borgman’ was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. At the moment his latest film ‘Nr. 10’ is in post-production.