Tailgate (2021)

Director: Lodewijk Crijns Run Time: 85 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anniek Pheifer, Jeroen Spitzenberger, Liz Vergeer, Roosmarijn van der Hoek, Willem de Wolf

Countries: Netherlands, Belgium
Language: Dutch


Tailgate/Bumperkleef is presented at the Film Center and in our Virtual Screening Room


“a tense thriller that occasionally jams on the brakes with sudden bursts of black comedy”

Sitges Film Festival

About the film:

A cocksure, road-raging family man finds himself pursued and terrorized by the vengeful van driver he chooses to tailgate.

About the filmmaker:

Written and directed by Dutch filmmaker Lodewijk Crijns, who studied photography and experimental film forms. He became known for his two short prize-winning fake documentaries Kutzooi and Lap Rouge, and his debut feature Jesus is a Palestinian was selected at Rotterdam in 1999 for the VPRO Tiger Awards competition. His other features include Only Decent People and Sicko.

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