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The Moving True Story of a Woman Ahead of Her Time (2001)

Nynke (original title)
Frisian-spoken costume drama about the turbulent marriage between a writer and a socialist politician.

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Nynke van Hichtum
Jeroen Willems ...
Pieter Jelles Troelstra
Peter Tuinman ...
Vader Pieter Jelles Troelstra
Rients Gratama ...
Vader Sjouke Bokma De Boer
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Cornalie Huygens
Joke Tjalsma ...
Nelly van Kol
Porgy Franssen ...
Professor Winkler
Marijke Veugelers ...
Dokter Fischer
Gonny Gaakeer ...
Sjoukje Oosterbaan
Astrid Reitsema ...
Hiltsje
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Hilbert Dijkstra ...
Tjalling Halbertsma
Coby Faber ...
Dieuwke
Aus Greidanus Jr.
Maiko Kemper ...
Bahlmann
Freark Smink ...
Dokter
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Costume drama about the turbulent marriage of Sjoukje Bokma de Boer (best-known under her writer's pseudonym Nynke van Hichtum) to the Socialist leader Pieter Jelles Troelstra at the start of the last century. Written by Anonymous

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6 September 2001 (Netherlands)  »

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The Moving True Story of a Woman Ahead of Her Time  »

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Primarily spoken in Frisian, the second official language (after Dutch) spoken in the northern province of Friesland. See more »

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Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #17.1 (2004) See more »

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Good even without understanding the language.
24 August 2003 | by (Boulder, CO USA) – See all my reviews

I recently received a dvd of Nynke from a Netherland company. The add for the dvd said that it was in Netherlandish (aka by most as Dutch) with English subtitles, which went against my knowledge that the movie is actually in Frisian. To my delight it is in Frisian with some Netherlandish. However, the subtitles were not in English at all, but only in Netherlandish. I am learning Frisian, but as an American living in the United States, my command of this language is weak at best. Having said all of this, I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. It was easy enough to understand the jist of the movie; although I'm sure it is far more complex and interesting if you do understand Netherlandish.

If you can see it with subtitles in your own language, then I strongly recommend it. Oant skrieuwen!


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