Wim Verstappen / NL, 1972 / 105 min.
Never one to hold back, producer Pim de la Parra called the recently restored VD ‘the most brilliant film’ Wim Verstappen had ever made. The successor to box-office hit Blue Movie did not draw the audiences but proves to be a compellingly acted portrait of a manufacturing family past its prime. With Kees Brusse as the head of the family.
Restored 35mm print.
With introduction by Rommy Albers (senior curator Eye) (in Dutch)
Restored & Unseen
At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies, when the Bijlmer district was still a sexual paradise? Restored & Unseen is a biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.