The Illusionist (1983 film)

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The Illusionist
Directed by Jos Stelling
Produced by Jos Stelling
Written by Freek de Jonge
Jos Stelling
Music by Willem Breuker
Cinematography Theo van de Sande
Edited by Rimko Haanstra
Jos Stelling Filmprodukties
Release date
6 October 1983
Running time
90 minutes
Country Netherlands

The Illusionist (Dutch: De illusionist) is a 1983 Dutch comedy film directed by Jos Stelling and starring Freek de Jonge. The film has no dialogue. It won the Golden Calf for Best Feature Film at the 1984 Netherlands Film Festival.[1]


  • Freek de Jonge as the illusionist
  • Jim van der Woude as brother
  • Catrien Wolthuizen as mother
  • Gerard Thoolen as father
  • Carel Lapere as grandfather
  • Craig Eubanks as magician
  • Gerrie van der Klei as assistant


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (1985-04-17). "Movie Review - The Illusionist". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 

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