13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
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Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
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A tragicomedy about the everyday life of a butchers family Vangenechten. The business is running fine until the son returns home after a long time. He wants to learn more about the butchers... See full summary »
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Mieke De Groote,
Tired of human intrest shows? These people are. "In de Gloria" looks like one of the shows where ordinary people are presented like freaks just to get a cheap laugh. The show doesn't mock ... See full summary »
Gert and his speaking dog Samson live together in the 'Dorpstraat 101', where they have lots of funny adventures with their friends. The tubby hairdresser Albert, the clumsy mayor and his ... See full summary »
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Trapper Lars is living on Spitsbergen, an island far north of Norway. His life consists mainly of hunting and fishing for survival. Being in peace with his environment, the sudden arrival of Ellen, a student, is quite a disturbing event. Lars, who permitted her to visit and live with him during the dark and cold winter in the first place, soon is challenged by her attraction and also by her strict will only to gain experience. The relation between the two unalike persons - who don't even have a language in common - is stressed from the beginning, and when Ragnar, another trapper, comes over, the situation is about to change. Written by
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This is a show about the experiences of a young girl as she embarked on an adventure of spending 4 months of dark winter alone with a trapper.
What I liked about the show is the acute portrayal of the the young girl's (Ellen) relationship for the trapper as her emotions grow from an initial sense of disgust and even contempt at his naivety and gradually matures as she realises and accepts the man behind the bumblingness.
The portrayal of the trapper, Lars, as someone socially inept may not be new, but his lack of survival skills is both endearing and unexpected.
Ellen finally realises that for most of her life, she had been trying to live up to expectations of being special, as she had always been treated so. The problem of success has always been trying to maintain it.
I liked the show so much that I watched it twice, something that I have not done for a long time.
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