John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And... See full summary »
Simon Carmiggelt was/is best know as a writer of daily columns. He wrote beautiful "paintings" of everyday people. These columns were selected, put together and made into a beautiful and warm movie, in which we can see some of the best dutch actors at work. The sets are just the locations of the beautiful city of Amsterdam. No expensive special effects or computer animations; just great actors and they do a great, great job! Compared to an average 'Billion Dollar Hollywood Production' this movie can compare with it! It's also the best example for the saying: "The Lesser, The Better..."
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