Saint

Cinemania

North American Premiere

Netherlands | 88 MINUTES

SAINT

Horror

An original and delightfully gruesome slasher film, Saint reimagines jolly old Saint Nick as a bloodthirsty bishop fulfilling a grisly prophecy every 32 years under the Christmas full moon. The film's titular saint was in fact a murderous medieval marauder, ultimately slain by the villagers he tormented, only to swear a ghostly revenge on their descendents every December 5—the anniversary of his death. Centuries later, the story has settled comfortably into innocuous folklore, until a bloody encounter with the ghoul himself forces local teen Frank to believe in Santa all over again. Teaming up with a fellow believer, discharged conspiracy-theorist cop Goert, it will be up to Frank to save the city of Amsterdam in an all-out bloody battle against the wrathful "Sinterklaas" and his minions.

Dick Maas, the director of classic Dutch horror films The Lift and Amsterdamned, delivers a fun chiller full of creative yuletide horror played out across the decked halls (and roofs) of snowy Amsterdam—justly earning Saint's spectacle of thrills, chills, and kills the title of highest grossing Dutch film of the year.



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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Dick Maas and Dick Maas

DICK MAAS was born in Heemstede, Holland. He has directed nine and produced more than 20 feature films, among them Character, winner of the Academy Award® for best foreign language film.
Director
Dick Maas
Producers
Tom De Mol, Dick Maas
Screenwriter
Dick Maas
Director of Photography
Guido Van Gennep
Composer
Dick Maas
Primary Cast
Huub Stapel, Egbert-Jan Weeber, Caro Lenssen, Bert Luppes, Escha Tanihatu

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Kirstin Carag
Prodigy PR
Phone: 310 857 2020 x121
kc@prodigypublicrelations.com
Producer
Tom de Mol
Amsterdam, 1075NC
Phone: +31.20.672.77.07
tom@tdmp.nl
Sales Agent
Lisa Linde Nieveld
Eye Film Institute
Amsterdam, 1070 BTPhone: +31 20 7582 377
lisalindenieveld@eyefilm.nl