After a fight the brass band in a small village splits up into two separate bands. They both want to win a contest and will do anything to prevent the other band from winning it.

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Credited cast:
Hans Kaart ...
Geursen
Bernard Droog ...
Krijns
Ineke Brinkman ...
Marije
Wim Van den Heuvel ...
Douwe
Andrea Domburg ...
Albert Mol ...
Schalm
Henk van Buuren ...
Valentijn
Herbert Joeks ...
Koendering
Johan Valk ...
Van Ogten
Ton Lutz ...
Altena
Riek Schagen ...
Aaltje
Sara Heyblom ...
Leidster van vereniging
Dio Huysmans ...
Zwaansdijk
Jan Mol ...
Hulpje van Geursen
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After a fight the brass band in a small village splits up into two separate bands. They both want to win a contest and will do anything to prevent the other band from winning it.

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24 October 1958 (Netherlands)  »

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NLG 450,000 (estimated)
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Great entertainment
21 December 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I had seen this movie years (like 30+) ago and thought it was excellent. Now that it's available on DVD it's a great addition to my (international) collection. I would even go as far as saying that this might be the best Dutch movie ever made, or at least the best comedy. The story is about a typical 50's village and it's inhabitants. Adding to the small town quarrels is the use of water. As most people will know a large part of the Netherlands is below sea level. So is this village. No roads but canals. Maximum use is made of this. Even the ducks play a part.

The DVD comes with the Oscar-winning short film 'Glas'. And for those who don't master the Dutch language: The DVD provides English subtitles. !


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