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Schneider vs. Bax

Alex van Warmerdam / NL, 2015 / 97 min.

In this latest film by Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam, a hitman reluctantly takes on a rush job to kill a writer. Starring Tom Dewispelaere, Alex van Warmerdam and Maria Kraakman.

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Schneider, a contract killer, receives a call from a man named Mertens. He wants Schneider to go out and kill a man, but Schneider refuses. It”s his birthday and he”s promised to help his wife Lucy with the dinner party he”s throwing that night. Mertens insists it”s urgent and has to be done that day. “It”s about Ramon Bax, a writer. He lives on his own on the edge of a remote lake. It”s a piece of cake, with a bit of luck you”re back before lunch.”

Schneider reluctantly accepts, but the easy job turns out to be extremely complicated. Starring Tom Dewispelaere, Alex van Warmerdam and Maria Kraakman. The cast also includes Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherbe, Loes Haverkort, Pierre Bokma, Eva van de Wijdeven and Henri Garcin.

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