Alex van Warmerdam
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
"May I see your left breast?"
"Mag ik je linkerborst zien?"
--Little Tony (1998) by Alex van Warmerdam
Alex van Warmerdam (born 14 August 1952) is a Dutch film director, actor, theatrical director, writer and painter.
He works in the tradition of the fantastique.
Life and career
Van Warmerdam was born in Haarlem, a city in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. He was cofounder of the theatre group Hauser Orkater (which later became the musictheatre group Orkater). In 1980, he founded the theatre group De Mexicaanse Hond (The Mexican Dog), together with his brother Marc van Warmerdam. This is the name under which all the shows since 1989 have been released.
He made his first feature film in 1986: Abel. He plays parts in all of his own movies, except Grimm (film).
Alex van Warmerdam is married to Dutch actress Annet Malherbe, who plays parts in most of his films and mostly also functions as a casting director. Their son Mees is a musician and has performed in various shows by theatre group De Mexicaanse Hond.
|1986||Abel a.k.a. Voyeur||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|1992||The Northerners||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|1996||The Dress||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|1998||Little Tony||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2003||Grimm||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2006||Waiter||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2009||The Last Days of Emma Blank||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2013||Borgman||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2015||Schneider vs. Bax||Template:X mark||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
|2021||Nr. 10||Template:X mark||Template:X mark|
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Abel (1986 film), Annet Malherbe, Ariane Schluter, Black Out (2012 film), Bleecker Street Cinema, Borgman (film), Carice van Houten, Cinema of the Netherlands, EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Fortissimo Films, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Grimm (film), Halina Reijn, Jack Wouterse, Job ter Burg, Katja Herbers, List of directors associated with art film, List of Dutch people, List of film and television directors, List of films shot in Almería, Little Tony (film), Lyne Renée, Netherlands Film Festival, Nr. 10, Olga Zuiderhoek, Schneider vs. Bax, Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival, The Dress (1996 film), The Last Days of Emma Blank, The Northerners, Toneelschrijfprijs, Waiter (film)