Original Dutch film title:
REIS DOOR DE NACHT
Fiction film with animation about a nightly train ride full of fear, with Bert Luppes and Gijs Scholten van Aschat.
A man travels with the night train to Paris. He fights against sleep. Could the man opposite him be a cannibal wanting to dissect and eat him? A surrealistic and macabre encounter between two men.
JOURNEY THROUGH THE NIGHT is a story of a macabre and funny encounter between two men – a cannibal and his victim. Based on a story by Jakov Lind, the film’s main setting is the sleeping compartment of the night train to Paris, between three and four in the morning. Locked in the compartment with the psychopath, and fighting sleep, the victim cannot believe the absurd and dangerous situation he is in.
Bert Luppes (cannibal)
Gijs Scholten van Aschat (victim)
script & direction: Joram ten Brink
based on a story by: Jakov Lind
camera: Goert Giltaij, Jan Wich
gaffer: Chris Uiterwijk
art direction: Diana van de Vossenberg
make-up: Marleen Holthuis
costume design: Judith de Zwart
animation: Alejandra Jimenez-Lopez
editing: Steve Sprung
co-producer: Orly Yadin
producer: René Scholten
this film is a co-production of Studio Nieuwe Gronden with Halo Productions Ltd. (United Kingdom)
this film is financially supported by:
Netherlands Film Fund