Synopsis: Liz meets the parents of her new boyfriend Pepijn during their regular game night, where Pepijn’s mother Ingrid is calling the shots. What begins as an innocent game, quickly changes into a nightmare for Liz when she clashes with Ingrid, who’s determined to win the game at all costs.
Spelletjesavond (Game Night) is an award-winning dark comedy with unexpected twists. Meeting the in-laws for the first time is always uncomfortable, but combined with a game night, it’s a recipe for disaster. Written and directed by Jan van Gorkum. The film stars Sofie Porro, Albertine de Kanter, Sol Vinken and Howard van Dodemont.
Selected for a large number of international film festivals, including the Cleveland International Film Festival 2018 and the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017 in the USA. The film has won the Audience Award at several festivals: Eindhovens Film Festival 2016 (Netherlands), Independent Days International Filmfest 2017 (Germany) and the Paphos International Film Festival 2017 (Cyprus). Winner of the Dutch Competition at the Niederrhein Filmfestival 2018 (Germany). Winner of the 3rd Jury Prize at the Monstronale Festival 2018 (Germany). Winner of Best Actress (Sofie Porro) at the Vlaardings Film Festival 2018 (Netherlands).
© Zuiderlicht Film (2016)
Cast: Jan van Gorkum