Borgman (film)

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Borgman poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Alex van Warmerdam
Written by Alex van Warmerdam
Starring Jan Bijvoet
Cinematography Tom Erisman
Distributed by Cinéart
Drafthouse Films (U.S.)
Films We Like (Canada)[1]
Release dates
  • 19 May 2013 (2013-05-19) (Cannes)
  • 29 August 2013 (2013-08-29) (Netherlands)
Running time
118 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch

Borgman is a 2013 Dutch thriller film directed by Alex van Warmerdam. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.[2] Drafthouse Films acquired US distribution rights to the film just over a week after its red carpet premiere.[1] It was screened in the Vanguard section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[3] The film was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards,[4] but it was not nominated.


  • Jan Bijvoet as Camiel Borgman
  • Hadewych Minis as Marina
  • Jeroen Perceval as Richard
  • Alex van Warmerdam as Ludwig
  • Tom Dewispelaere as Pascal
  • Sara Hjort Ditlevsen as Stine
  • Elve Lijbaart as Isolde
  • Dirkje van der Pijl as Rebecca
  • Pieter-Bas de Waard as Leo
  • Eva van de Wijdeven as Ilonka
  • Annet Malherbe as Brenda

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Husney, Evan (30 May 2013). "Drafthouse Films Acquires Cannes Competition Film Borgman". Drafthouse Films. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "2013 Official Selection". Cannes. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Borgman". TIFF. Retrieved 2013-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Netherlands enters Borgman into Oscar race". Screendaily. Retrieved 2013-09-13. 

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