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Little Sister (1995)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Martijn (as Martijn Zuidewind)
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Martijn (voice) (as Hugo Metsers III)
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Roeland Fernhout ...
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 ...
Spaanse vriendin
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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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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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I went to sleep that night wishing I had taped the movie.
24 January 1999 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This was one of those films that happened to come on after soccer. Having no homework, watched on like I had no better alternative. But surprise, surprise! I went to sleep that night wishing I had taped the movie. Cleverly shot with solid performances from the cast. One of those films with just about everything in it. Enough to make you laugh or cry, or laugh till you cry. It grabbed my attention such that by the time I realized I still had some ice-cream left in my cup, it was already melted. Truly deserves a run at the bigger markets.


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