The Detour (also know as De omweg) full movie is released on Nov 09, 2000. Watch The Detour online - the Dutch Drama movie from Netherlands. The Detour is directed by Frouke Fokkema and created by Frouke Fokkema with Therese Affolter and Joachim Bißmeier.

The Detour tells a semi-autobiographical tale of a young woman's obsession with a charismatic older writer. Dutch actress Tamar van den Dop plays Johanna, a directionless young woman unceremoniously dumped by her boyfriend. Taking in a play by the Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard, she finds herself deeply moved by its dark themes of suicide, solitude, and the impossibility of human contact. She begins to familiarize herself with all of Bernhard's work, becoming fascinated to the point of obsession. One day, on a trip to the French Pyrenees, Johanna decides to make a detour into Austria and seek out the famous man himself...

As know as:

De omweg, De omweg, Der Umweg, The Detour


Netherlands, Germany, Austria



Production Companies:

Sigma Pictures Productions

Cast & Crew

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