Variety on Speak no Evil: Van Huet, whom art-house patrons will recall as the lead a quarter-century ago in “Character,” the Netherlands’ last international feature Oscar winner, maximizes creepiness through restraint as the figure with the largest transformational arc.
Fedja van Huêt is one of the most established and celebrated Dutch actors of his generation and was a Shooting Star at the Berlinale International Film Festival (2002). Fedja starred in films such as Narcosis (2022), Speak No Evil (Sundance Film Festival, 2022), The Judgement (Best Actor, 2021), Baantjer, het Begin (2019), Bloed, Zweet en Tranen (2015), Soof 1, 2 and 3 (2013, 2016, 2022), Wolfsbergen (Berlinale International Film Festival, 2007), Guernsey (Quinzaine des Realisateurs, Cannes 2005), Rosenstrassefrom Margarethe von Trotta (Golden Bear nomination, Venice Film Festival 2003), Amnesia (Best actor, 2001), Wilde Mossels (Best Film 2000), and the Oscar-winning film Character (Best Foreign Language Film Oscar/Academy Awards, 1998). Fedja played in series such as Het Jaar van Fortuyn (2022, NPO), Turbulent Skies (2020, NPO), the German production Der Amsterdam Krimi (2018-2023, ARD), Overspel (2011-2015, NPO), and Penoza (2010-2012, NPO). On stage he was seen from 2005 to 2013 as part of the prestigious ensemble International Theatre Amsterdam (ITA) under the direction of Ivo van Hove, where he was nominated for the Louis d’Or/Best Actor for his title role in Macbeth, as well as winning the Mary Dresselhuys Prize. – full CV in IMDb