EN - Antwerp, early '80's, Christmas Eve. A man who is suspected of murdered is questioned by the police. Because the suspect refuses to talk, he has been given a typewriter, an Olivetti 82. Little by little the man tels the story of his life and tragic past. Olivetti 82 is a moving and emotional motion picture of a man who is desperate for love and recognition.

Based on the stage play of the same name by Eriek Verpale.

FR - Anvers, début des années 80, réveillon de Noël. Un homme suspecté d’un meurtre est interrogé par la police. Comme le suspect refuse de parler, on lui a donné une machine à écrire, une Olivetti 82. Petit à petit, l’homme raconte son histoire et son passé tragique. Olivetti 82 est un film touchant et émouvant sur l’histoire d’un homme désespérément à la recherche d’amour et de reconnaissance.

Info

Title Olivetti 82
Original title Olivetti 82
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Year 2001

Credits

Cast Dirk Roofthooft, Hilde Heijnen, Hans De Munter, Peter Gorissen, Ingrid De Vos, Sara Vertongen, Gijs Scholten, Van Aschat, Rifka Lodeizen, Nand Buyl
Photography Richard Oosterhout, Goert Giltaij
Editing Ludo Troch
Music Wim De Wilde

Technical specs

Running time film 97'
Release format 35 mm

Partners

Supported by Arteco Filmfinancing BV, Dutch Film Fund, Rotterdam Film Fund, VRT, NPS, Canal+
Production partners IJswater Films (NL), Antares Productions (NL)

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Short info

Director Rudi van den Bossche
Producers Antonino Lombardo
Writers Rudi van den Bossche, Ilse Somers
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