Against the backdrop of the landscape of Limburg, with its many myths, folk tales and ancient traditions, a crime story unfolds in which fiction and reality influence one another. In which both the supernatural and the mundane, heaven and hell, seem to converge. According to Tradition is a magical realist, black comedy about tales and their tellers.

GenreBlack Comedy
Duration100 min
LanguageDutch, German, Polish, Turkish
FormatCinemascope, Color, DCP, 4k, 5.1
ProductionNewAms (NL)
2Pilots (GER)
Savage Film (BE)
Written byMichiel Ten Horn
Directed byMichiel Ten Horn
CinematographyJasper Wolf
CastingJob Castelijn (NL)
Sabine Schwedhelm (GER)
Main CastFedja van Huêt, Georg Friedrich
ProducersThomas den Drijver, Sander Verdonk (NL)
Harry Flöter, Jörg Siepmann (D)
Bart van Langendonck (BE)
PartnersAvrotos (NL)
Supported byNetherlands Film Fund
Netherlands Production Incentive
Cobo Fund
Film Fund Limburg
Film- und Medienstiftung NRW