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Everybody's Famous! (2000) More at IMDbPro »Iedereen beroemd! (original title)

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Everybody's Famous! -- Jean kidnaps the most famous pop star in the country and holds her hostage, demanding he and his musically-challenged daughter be heard by the music industry.

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Release Date:
12 April 2000 (Belgium) See more »
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Tagline:
How far are you willing to go to become a star? [translation of Dutch tagline]
Plot:
Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
IEDEREEN BEROEMD (BELGIUM) See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Josse De Pauw ... Jean Vereecken

Eva van der Gucht ... Marva Vereecken
Werner De Smedt ... Willy Van Outreve

Thekla Reuten ... Debbie
Victor Löw ... Michael Jensen
Gert Portael ... Chantal Vereecken
Ianka Fleerackers ... Gaby
Alice Reys ... Lizzy

George Arrendell ... Knappe man
François Beukelaers ... NTO directeur
Silvia Claes ... Omroepster
Marc Didden ... Cameraman
Sien Eggers ... Debbies buurvrouw
Lut Hannes ... Vriendin van Marva's moeder

Wim Opbrouck ... Rik De Visser
Filip Peeters ... Rijkswachter
Mathias Sercu ... Jim Poppe
Myriam Thys ... Nieuwslezeres
Bert Van Nieuwenhuyse ... Nieuwslezer

Alain Van Goethem ... Zanger in Green Room
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tania Kloek ... Zangeres in Green Room
Anniek Vandercruysse ... Zangeres in Green Room / Imitator
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Directed by
Dominique Deruddere 
 
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Dominique Deruddere 

Produced by
Dominique Deruddere .... producer
Pascal Judelewicz .... co-producer
Loret Meus .... producer
Errol Nayci .... co-producer
Volkert Struycken .... co-producer
Anne-Dominique Toussaint .... co-producer (as Anne Dominique Toussaint)
 
Original Music by
Raymond van het Groenewoud 
 
Cinematography by
Willy Stassen 
 
Film Editing by
Ludo Troch 
 
Casting by
Jeannette Snik 
 
Production Design by
Hubert Pouille 
 
Costume Design by
Loret Meus 
 
Makeup Department
Juan Pacífico .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Paul de Ruijter .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Mathieu Cox .... foley & adr recordist
Alek Goosse .... sound re-recording mixer
Gert Janssen .... dialogue editor
Bert Koops .... sound recordist
Marina Lerchs .... adr mixer
René van den Berg .... sound recordist
Griet Van Reeth .... sound effects
Dan Edelstein .... supervising sound editor: US release (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Arnout Deurinck .... second assistant camera
Chris Renson .... camera operator
Wim Temmerman .... electrician
Dirk Van Rampelbergh .... gaffer
Jo Voets .... still photographer
Didier Frateur .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Nico Leunen .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Jan Roos .... location manager
Trix van Alphen .... publicist
Peter Van den Borre .... location manager
Elly Verduyckt .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Iedereen beroemd!" - Belgium (original title)
"Everybody Famous!" - International (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
97 min
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Belgium:KT | Canada:14A | France:U | Germany:6 | Hong Kong:IIA | Malaysia:U (cut version) | Malaysia:18SX (uncut version) | Netherlands:AL | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:12 (original rating) | South Korea:15 (re-rating) | Spain:T | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | USA:R
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References The Seven Year Itch (1955)See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
IEDEREEN BEROEMD (BELGIUM), 25 October 2003
Author: Didier (Didier-Becu) from Gent, Belgium

"Iedereen beroemd" isn't Deruddere's best movie (check out "Crazy love" to see that) but it was nominated for an Oscar and that already is a great historyfact in Belgian moviemaking. Deruddere is the sort of leading new wave directors over here as since decades most Belgian movies are just adaptions from old Belgian novels but with this movie Dominique can claim that he reached the brilliance of Ken Loach... What we get here is laughing with the common people... A simple father (superbly played by Josse De Pauw) believes in his overweighted daughter that one day she will be famous (the girl cant sing and at local contests she tries to imitate Madonna). We all see it's a lost case till Jean (Josse De Pauw) decides to kidnap Belgium's most fave singer...he asks no money but the manager must write a hittune for his daughter... Hilarious at times, unbelievable at others but this is great to see.

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Singer at end during credits tresfun
Marva reminds me of Muriel :P Josho-L
why this bad comment ? mhuc
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Another good Oscar-nominated Foreign Language film bama1111
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