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.

Director:

Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Glas (1958)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Documentary about Dutch glass production in the 50s.

Director: Bert Haanstra
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

How do the Dutch people live? Hidden cameras filmed the crowds on the beach, during carnival time, skating on the ice plains...

Director: Bert Haanstra
Stars: Simon Carmiggelt, Bert Haanstra, Peter Ustinov
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Animal life in the nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands during four seasons.

Directors: Ruben Smit, Mark Verkerk
Stars: Harry Piekema
The Assault (1986)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In January 1945, during the 2nd world-war, the Dutch resistance kills a collaborator in the street where the 12 year old Anton Steenwijk lives. The man was shot in front of his neighbors ... See full summary »

Director: Fons Rademakers
Stars: Derek de Lint, Marc van Uchelen, Monique van de Ven
Een pak slaag (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Hein Slotter, unpopular director of a pram factory, reluctantly agrees to celebrate his 25th anniversary. His only wish is that his successor and mentor, Slieps, gives a speech. ... See full summary »

Directors: Bert Haanstra, Rimko Haanstra
Stars: Kees Brusse, Paul Steenbergen, Bernard Droog
The M.P. Case (1960)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Bert Haanstra
Stars: Albert Mol, Ko van Dijk, Julia de Gruyter
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of Hannie Schaft, Dutch Resistance, told in flashback as they try to bring collaborators and criminals to justice in 1945.

Director: Ben Verbong
Stars: Renée Soutendijk, Peter Tuinman, Loes Luca
Katie Tippel (1975)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive. In the process she sees the corrupting influence of money.

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Andrea Domburg
Amsterdamned (1988)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Maas
Stars: Huub Stapel, Monique van de Ven, Serge-Henri Valcke
Darlings! (1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A peaceful family-life is suddenly disturbed when the children enter puberty. The children take over the house and ban their parents from their lives.

Director: Ruud van Hemert
Stars: Peter Faber, Geert de Jong, Akkemay
Zoo (1962)
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Who is watching who in the zoo?

Director: Bert Haanstra
Edit

Cast

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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Huib de Vries
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 October 1958 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

...und die Musik bläst dazu  »

Box Office

Budget:

NLG 450,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #12.4 (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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. !


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Fanfare (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?