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Little Sister (1995)

Zusje (original title)
After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam. He tells her he is going to make a documentary from her life, and ... See full summary »
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Martijn (as Martijn Zuidewind)
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Martijn (voice) (as Hugo Metsers III)
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Ramon
Ganna Veenhuysen ...
Ingeborg
Hannah Risselada ...
Michael Münninghoff ...
Kleine Martijn (as Michiel Münninghoff)
Alenka Dorrele ...
Moeder Zuidewind (as Alenka Dorrell)
Peter Idenburg ...
Vader Zuidewind
Taco Keers ...
Bas
Marianne Jeuken ...
Bovenbuurvrouw
Carl Wünderlich ...
Marktkoopman
Herman Brood ...
Bovenbuurman
Eulalia Montseré ...
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After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam. He tells her he is going to make a documentary from her life, and enters her home live with a video camera. This creates tension between Daantje and her brother because he wants to recall something that happened between them in the past. To keep Martijn at a distance, Daantje starts a relationship with Ramón, but Martijn gets between them. He manages to talk to her so that she remembers the things that happened when they were kids. This helps him to overcome his obsession for his sister, and after playing over their history, he is finally able to see her without the video camera like he did during the course of the movie. Written by Dennis Jansen <Dennis.Jansen@student.bosb.wau.nl>

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11 January 1996 (Netherlands)  »

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During the finishing credits, the film itself is suggested to be sold on a flea-market as "re-usable" videotape (the film is shot on video, supposedly the handy-cam of one of the main characters). See more »

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Featured in Allemaal film: Betere tijden (2007) See more »

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Crap !
25 September 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Now here we have a really bad pretentious dutch 'artistic'(come on !!!) 'movie' this boring P.O.S is soo revealing as to where it is going... This guy made another dutch classic called 'Philene is sorry' with the same actress , Kim van Kooten ' and that film was maybe worse , but this one comes in close.I Cannot believe that his films are being taken seriously.it is supposed to be a film about a guy filming his sister in video format while he is constantly talking frustrated text into the mic.commenting on his sisters behaviour before the lens. very corny is the transition between scenes in which he shows us some ' noise ' perfectly put into the montage...it is to give you the impression of spontaneousness .This as well is how this product (the film 'zusje') comes to an end.with Noise. Dutch critics , especially' at pretentious film festivals in the lowlands hail these kind of films as very interesting , creative and totally ' now '. It makes you shiver.


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