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De witte waan

Adriaan Ditvoorst / NL, 1984 / 96 min.

Mothers and sons: the relationship doesn’t always work. The romantic decadent painter Laszlo (Thom Hoffman) is nevertheless reconciled with his dying mother – after which it’s all the way to the end in style, with champagne and pills.

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Screened in 35mm (Eye collection).

Preceded by: Carna (Adriaan Ditvoorst NL 1969 12'). An impression of carnival in the southern Dutch province of Brabant, shot in Technicolor and Cinemascope. The cinematography was by Jan de Bont.

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Director

Adriaan Ditvoorst

Production year

1984

Country

NL

Original title

De witte waan

Length

96 min.

Format

35mm

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Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.

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