The last shooting days of Tailgating (OT: Bumperkleef) took place in the studio in Amsterdam last week. Filming took place from the 16th of July 2018 till the 26th of October 2018. The film was shot on multiple locations in The Netherlands among which Bosch and Duin, Houten and the Dutch highway.
The story of Tailgating
Tailgating tells the story of Hans, a self-confident man, on his way together with his family, he causes a traffic fight with another driver: Ed – who, in revenge, starts to follow the family and confronts Hans with his ego. As Hans starts to lose control of his family, Ed pushes him until nothing but the fearful, vulnerable child he once was remains. The main characters are portrayed by Jeroen Spitzenberger, Anniek pheifer and Willem de Wolf.
The film is produced by Topkapi Films, in cooperation with AVROTROS and Savage Films(BE). Tailgating is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, CoBo Fund, the Netherlands Film Production Incentive and Tax Shelter. The film will be distributed by Splendid Film.