THE STOWAWAY
THE STOWAWAY

THE STOWAWAY

Director Ben van Lieshout

Production year 1997

Length 90min.

Country Netherlands/Uzbekistan

screenings

12 Jul 2018 20:30 Moscow Cinema, Small Red Hall

SYNOPSIS

Orazbaj, son of an unemployed Uzbekistan fisherman, is a stowaway on a ship towards New York. Stranded in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, he finds affection from the wife and son of a sailorman. Is he save or shall the foreign affairs-police be informed about his illegal stay and send him back home to Uzbekistan?

CAST & CREW

Ben van Lieshout
Ben van Lieshout

Director

Producer

Hans de Weers, Hans de Wolf

Script

Bert Bisperink, Ben van Lieshout

Director of Photography

Stef Tijdink

Production designer

Vincent de Pater

Music by

Harry de Wit

Sound

Ben Zijlstra, Luuk Poels

Edit

René Wiegmans

Cast

Bekzod Mukhammadkarimov, Ariane Schluter, Rick van Gastel…

Production company

Egmond Film & Television

Ben van Lieshout

Ben van Lieshout is an independent award-winning director, producer and screenwriter. He directed short films, documentaries and feature films. He is also a lecturer at the Utrecht School of the Arts.


Filmography

Het licht van Cadiz (1984), Passengers (1990), Butterfly (1995, short), The Stowaway (1997), The Zone (1999, doc.), Night at the Mall (2001, doc.), Petersburg Places and Paintings (2004, doc.), The Muse (2007), Inventory of the Motherland (2012, doc.), Sketches of Siberia (2015, doc.).

FILMS 2018