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The Last Days of Emma Blank

The Last Days of Emma Blank

In a large country home, the owner and matriarch Emma Blank is very ill and is cared for by her obedient household staff: Haneveld the head housekeeper, Bella the cook, Gonnie the maid, and Meier the man-servant. Despite her need for loving care, Emma is a steely, avaricious dictator whose demands become ever more absurd, to the extent that she drives everyone around her to madness. That is, until the day it is discovered that they stand to inherit nothing upon her death.

A reworked version of his 1999 play "Adel Blank", Alex van Warmerdam's THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK won the Label Europa Cinemas award at the Venice Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the Netherlands Film Festival.

“A surreal, blackly comic insight into the final days of a dying but surprisingly sprightly matriarch.” –ScreenAnarchy

DIRECTED BY ALEX VAN WARMERDAM
NETHERLANDS | 2009 | DUTCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

The Last Days of Emma Blank
  • The Last Days of Emma Blank

    In a large country home, the owner and matriarch Emma Blank is very ill and is cared for by her obedient household staff: Haneveld the head housekeeper, Bella the cook, Gonnie the maid, and Meier the man-servant. Despite her need for loving care, Emma is a steely, avaricious dictator whose demand...

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