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The Penknife (1992)

Het zakmes (original title)
Mees has a problem. By accident he took his best friend's pocket knife home with him. Unfortunately he is too late to return it as the next day Tim moves house. All that Mees knows is that ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Olivier Tuinier ...
Mees Grobben
Verno Romney ...
Tim
Adelheid Roosen ...
Mees' moeder
...
Mees' vader
Beppie Melissen ...
Strenge juf
Maxim Hartman ...
Bert Boot
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samantha Angenent ...
Majorette
Priscilla Blanken ...
Majorette
Maria de Haas ...
Regie Assistent
Roel Dekker ...
Postbode
Esther Gast ...
Floormanager
Sietze Greydanis ...
Jongen met viool
Karin van Holst Pellekaan ...
Baliedame
Jaap Hoogstra ...
Oudere heer
Kees Hulst ...
Meneer Hollenberg
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Mees has a problem. By accident he took his best friend's pocket knife home with him. Unfortunately he is too late to return it as the next day Tim moves house. All that Mees knows is that Tim has gone to Flevoland. His parents are tied up in their own lives and have no room for little Mees' problems. His mother is a world-famous singer and it seems Mees sees her more on TV than in real life. His father is under a lot of pressure acting as a housekeeper and as secretary for his popular wife. So little Mees must search alone for his friend..... Written by kabouter <kab@kabouter.demon.nl>

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15 October 1992 (Netherlands)  »

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The Pocket-knife  »

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Goofs

After Mees has written his sender address on the envelope, the over-the-shoulder shot of the address is followed by a close-up where the hand-writing looks very different. See more »

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Referenced in TROS TV Show: Episode dated 10 March 1995 (1995) See more »

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One of the cutest kid movie I've ever seen! Also very educational.
12 January 2000 | by (Seoul, South Korea) – See all my reviews

One of the best kid movies I've ever seen! Kids will learn a lot from this movie. Olivier Tuinier is so cute and nice. I will recommend this movie to my future kids.


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