911 Dec 2016
Midwest Amsterdam


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Friday 21:45 - 23:10
What We Do in the Shadows

Played and directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi
Mockumentary, Horror comedy
2014 - New Zealand
82 min

English spoken, Dutch subtitles

A delegation of documentary makers follows a group of vampires for several months. The vampires share a house in Wellington, New Zealand.

It turns out that also vampires have domestic problems. The film premiered in 2014 at the Sundance Film festival in the United States and was nominated for countless prizes, among which the Crystal Bear in Berlin, Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival, Hawaii International Film Festival, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, New Zealand Screen Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society Awards en Toronto International Film Festival.

The Guardian called it ‘the best comedy of the year’, The Telegraph wrote the film was ‘outrageously funny’.