The Northerners

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De Noorderlingen
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Directed by Alex van Warmerdam
Produced by Laurens Geels
Dick Maas
Written by Alex van Warmerdam
Starring Jack Wouterse
Annet Malherbe
Rudolf Lucieer
Music by Vincent van Warmerdam
Edited by René Wiegmans
Distributed by First Floor Features
Release dates
17 April 1992
Running time
108 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch

De Noorderlingen (also known as The Northerners) is a 1992 Dutch film by Alex van Warmerdam.

This black comedy takes places in the 1960s, in a surreal Dutch new town consisting of only a single street. It tells the story of the people living in this street. Van Warmerdam himself has said that he considers this his best movie. It won him a (Gouden Kalf) for best director, and the movie was nominated for the International Fantasy Film Award. Actor Rudolf Lucieer won a Gouden Kalf for his role as Anton, the forester. The movie is part of the official Canon of Dutch films.[1]

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