Schneider vs. Bax
First screened in September 2015
Director: Alex van Warmerdam. Cast: Tom Dewispelaere, Alex van Warmerdam, Maria Kraakman, Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherbe, Loes Haverkort, Pierre Bokma, Henri Garcin, Eva van de Wijdeven. Screenplay: Alex van Warmerdam. Twitter Capsule:
Another 18th-century comedy about 21st-century mercenaries. Merrily morbid, somewhat for its own sake. Thin look.
However snappy a divertissement and subtle in laying out thematic concerns, Schneider feels designed for one-stop consumption and has few novelties to advance.