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Abel

Abel

Alex van Warmerdam / NL, 1985 / 103 min.

Alex van Warmerdam’s feature film debut was widely acclaimed for its acting performances, hyper-stylized art direction and absurdist mood. Van Warmerdam himself plays the title role of Abel, a thirty-one year old who still lives at home and picks on his parents. The film won a Golden Calf for Best Feature Film and Best Director. Screened to mark the exhibition devoted to Van Warmerdam.

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Director

Alex van Warmerdam

Production year

1985

Country

NL

Original title

Abel

Length

103 min.

Language

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Alex van Warmerdam

A man lifts a big black thing out of a closet, there is a composite girl, and there are creatures in the forest. Eye presents new work by Alex van Warmerdam in an exhibition specially designed for the film museum.

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