ODESSA STAR

By Erik DE BRUYN

DUTCH MOUNTAIN MOVIES BV - as PROD

Black comedy - Development 2008


    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Black comedy
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Erik DE BRUYN
    • Writer(s)
    • Erik DE BRUYN
    • Producer(s)
    • Rene HUYBRECHTSE
    • Synopsis
    • A black comedy thriller, in which a frustrated man, who’s life has come to a standstill, starts a dangerous flirt with a world in which power, intimidation and violence play first fiddle. Based on the novel of the same name by Herman Koch.
      Once his son came running up to Fred Moorman when he got home. Now the boy starts sighing even before he is done speaking, and his wife muses on her live after his death. At work he doesn’t get any further and at home he is bothered by the horrible downstairs neighbour, who leaves her chubby, slobbering dog out in the back garden beneath his balcony.
      Fred Moorman can’t do anything but daydream about a black Jeep Cherokee and a new circle of friends. His live has come to a standstill.
      Then Fred runs into his old buddy Max. At high school there were already rumours about Max trafficking in drugs. Max impresses casually, with his bodyguard, his long legged sexy girlfriend Sylvia, his Ukrainian mistress Galja and his brand-new Mercedes Sport Cabriolet. Fred is a witness of how Max and his take business in their own hands. Fred sees opportunities and takes them. But in a world of murder and double-crossing is nothing as it seems. Along the way Fred gets sucked into a dark world. Will he taste defeat or will he be able to get off scot-free?
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Apr 01, 2008
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