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With Great Joy (2001)
"Met grote blijdschap" (original title)

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By accident, Luc discovers the whereabouts of his brother Ad, who mysteriously disappeared fifteen years before. As it turns out, he is living with Els, secluded from the rest of the world,... See full summary »

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Els
Jack Wouterse ...
Ad Sipkes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marnie Blok ...
Vrouw in auto
Pierre Dherte ...
Gendarme
Michael Israel ...
Archivaris
Peter Knip ...
Stem: Thomas
Anne Sophie Mariage ...
Berengere
Redmar Merkies ...
Kind in buik
Han Oldigs ...
Man in auto
Camilla Siegertsz ...
Mieke Sipkes
Jaap Spijkers ...
Luc Sipkes
Laurien Van den Broeck ...
Dochtertje in auto
Willem van den Broeck ...
Zoontje in auto (as Willem van de Broeck)
Michel Vermey
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By accident, Luc discovers the whereabouts of his brother Ad, who mysteriously disappeared fifteen years before. As it turns out, he is living with Els, secluded from the rest of the world, on a farm. Luc decides to stay a few days, even though he and his wife Mieke are not welcome at first. After a while, Mieke heads home. Also, Luc hears strange sounds coming from a barn at the farm. He decides to investigate the matter. He discovers a secret that Ad and Els have been hiding for years. Written by Hoofmark

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Likely to make you feel completely miserable
6 January 2014 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I give this film 1 star. The reason is that it is so depressing and grim. I don't understand how anyone could give this film a high mark unless it is for technical reasons, and that alone does not make a film worth watching.

Some films I would not recommend to anyone, but this film I actively recommend to be avoided.

What else can I say? I don't understand how it gets the good reviews here. I really think there should be some sort of warning for films like this.

"Likely to make you feel completely miserable."

So be warned. If you ignore this warning and do watch it, please leave an honest review to back me up.


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