Archive of films Road / Weg
2007, 10 min
Section: Focus on the Netherlands
The protagonist of this thriller with its unexpected ending is a young woman driving home along a minor road. Upset by a previous encounter with a group of noisy drunk young men and mindful of the thickening darkness outside, she begins to get a sense of uneasiness about the intentions of the driver behind her who keeps trying to overtake.
An attractive young woman is driving home along a minor road. Alarmed by an unpleasant encounter with a group of noisy drunk young men and mindful of the thickening darkness outside the car, she begins to get a sense of uneasiness when a driver behind her keeps trying to overtake her. The only chance she has against the intimidating stranger with questionable motives, is to push the pedal to the floor… An intimate thriller which intensifies as it moves towards its unexpected finale.
About the director
Daniel Bruce (b. 1981) worked as a graphic designer and then attended the Art Academy in Utrecht. He has made various commercials, music clips and shorts. He also co-wrote the screenplay for his widescreen 10-minute thriller Road, filmed on location in Holland’s oldest national park, Veluwezoom.
About the film
Color, 35 mm
|Section:||Focus on the Netherlands|
|Screenplay:||Paul Bontenbal, Daniel Bruce|
|Dir. of Photography:||Bart Beekman|
|Music:||Wiegel, Meirmans, Snitker|
|Producer:||Jelani Isaacs, Sander Verdonk|
|Cast:||Nienke Romer, Dries Vanhegen, Colette Notenboom|
|Contact:||EYE Film Institute Netherlands|
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