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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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
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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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1.37 : 1
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Brilliant movie from the lower countries!
27 February 2001 | by (Rotterdam) – See all my reviews

This movie is about a brass band in the fictional place of Brederwiede. When they want to compete in a competition the band splits up in two, because the two lead men in the band can't agree on the music. Both of them go to the narrator, who is the most intelligent person in town. He composes two separate pieces of music which at the competition will become one piece of music. Very clever done! There is also a love story in this movie: the boy and girl are both children of one of the band leaders. Highlight of the movie is the competition itself when the two pieces of music are combined by a planned coincidence. I saw this film before the very funny Brassed Off. It has got similarities and makes watching these movies even more fun.


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