Shadow Man (1988 film)

Shadow Man is a 1988 film about a Polish-Jewish refugee during a fictional war in Amsterdam.

Shadow Man
Directed byPiotr Andrejew
Written byPiotr Andrejew
Produced byGuys Versluis
StarringTom Hulce
Manouk van der Meulen
Jeroen Krabbé
Thom Hoffman
CinematographyWit Dabal
Music byEdvard Grieg
Wim Mertens
Distributed byRCV
New World Pictures
Release date
  • 1988 (1988)
Running time
93 minutes
United Kingdom


Tom Hulce portrays the Shadow Man. Jeroen Krabbé and Manouk van der Meulen star as Theo and Monique, a Dutch couple provoked by the arrival of the Shadowman.


The film was written and directed by Polish director Piotr Andrejew, recognized in Europe for his short movies, with the photography by Wit Dabal and the music by Edvard Grieg and Wim Mertens. A Dutch-British co-production in English, with some minor Dutch dialogue.

Patsy Kensit backed out one day before shooting; Manouk van der Meulen took over her role.


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