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The Discovery of Heaven (2001)

God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his ... See full summary »

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3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Angel (as Viv Weatherall)
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Gabriel (as Jeroen Krabbe)
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Onno
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Onno's mother
Nettie Blanken ...
Coba
Victoria Carling ...
Margareth Quist
Lois de Jong ...
Granddaughter Quist (as Loïs de Jong)
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
Onno's father (as John Franklyn Robbins)
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Trees Quist
Nicholas Palliser ...
Diederik Quist
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Max
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Helga
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Bart Bork
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Red Haired Protestor
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God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his job done. But humans have a will of their own... Written by Anonymous

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Toeval bestaat niet, alles gebeurt met een reden See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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25 October 2001 (Netherlands)  »

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A törvény terhe  »

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NLG 20,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

After all the auditions for 16-year-old Quinten were done without much success, Jeroen Krabbé stared out of the window and Neil Newbon happened to pass by. "That's what Quinten should look like" he mumbled, not yet knowing the guy was an actor. See more »

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Max: I've discovered you, you bastards!
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Featured in Brows Held High: The Discovery of Heaven (2012) See more »

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Uniquely superb
1 December 2002 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After going to the cinema to view this unusual movie, we decided to purchase it when it came out on DVD. After viewing it again, we were glad we purchased this movie. Jeroen Krabbe did a splendid job of directing it, and the cast was perfect for their roles. I am trying to obtain a copy of this book in English, and my boyfriend has read it in its original language and loved it very much. We give it a definite 2 thumbs up!


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