Vrijdag / regie en scen. Hugo Claus ; naar het toneelstuk van Hugo Claus
Hugo Claus
Frank Aendenboom Kitty Courbois Herbert Flack Hilde Van Mieghem Hugo Van den Berghe Fons Rademakers Ann Petersen Theo Daese Blanka Heirman Guido Lauwaert Dirk Celis Roger Raveel Fred Van Kuyck
Uniform title
Vrijdag [film]
Place of publishing unknown: Vintage Films, [jaar van uitgave niet vastgesteld]
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
90 min.
Gerestaureerde digitale master Nederlands gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels

About Hugo Claus

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Hugo Maurice Julien Claus (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦyɣoː ˈklʌu̯s]; 5 April 1929 – 19 March 2008) was a leading Belgian author who published under his own name as well as various pseudonyms. Claus' literary contributions spanned the genres of drama, the novel, and poetry; he also left a legacy as a painter and film director. He wrote primarily in Dutch, although he also wrote some poetry in English. He won the 2000 International Nonino Prize in Italy.

His death by euthanasia, which is legal in Belgium, led to considerable controversy.


Hugo Claus was born on 5 April 1929 at Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges, Belgium. He was the eldest of four sons born to Jozef Claus and Germaine Vanderlinden. Jozef worked as a printer but was also fond of theatre.

Hugo was educated at a boardin…Read more on Wikipedia