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 »
Derek de Lint,
Marc van Uchelen,
Monique van de Ven
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
In an anonymous Dutch village, a sturdy, strong-willed matriarch looks back upon her life, the generations of family and friends gathered around her table, and ponders the cyclical nature of time. Written by
Dawn M. Barclift
Perhaps Antonia and her pink house unveiled for us the simplicity of the answer of those questions: 'what is life? Why are we here? What's my path? Where I belong? What's beneath and beyond? Could the whole learning and knowledge in this world help us to go through this life? And the answer is so simple and so beautiful drew in this impeccable movie. The answer is not just love, unconditional love, but accepting. Accepting suddenly became the ultimate form of love. The scenes come one after the other, like paintings, time is flying and you feel its wings, the world dies and reborn with every day, technology takes place of the old things, churches become empty, people die, children are born, the fields get green and brown, but above all the table from the garden will be always full with people, because there, at the pink house, some people discovered that the miracle of life is life itself, is love and is acceptance.
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