This series is about two girls; Dunya and Desie. They both live in the Bijlmer in Amsterdam. Dunya is a girl from Maroccan descent who has strict parents. Desie is a girl from the ... See full summary »
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 Dunya El-Beneni (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
Eva van de Wijdeven ...
 Desie Koppenol (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
Christine van Stralen ...
 Monique Koppenol (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
Rachida Iaallala ...
 Kenza El-Beneni (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
Karim Mounir ...
 Nabil El-Beneni (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
Aziz Chaoufi ...
 Souffian 'Zoef' El-Beneni (19 episodes, 2002-2004)
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This series is about two girls; Dunya and Desie. They both live in the Bijlmer in Amsterdam. Dunya is a girl from Maroccan descent who has strict parents. Desie is a girl from the Netherlands who lives with her mom. They are best friends even though they have a different background.

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TV series about a Maroccon and a Dutch teenie girl in Amsterdam.
18 November 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Nice DVD, Dunya + Desie 1. It tells the story about a Dutch and a Maroccan girl. Both 15 years old, first boyfriends, first sex, different cultures but always: the best friends. Lots of humour, a must see series, especially these days now in Holland there are tensions between the Dutch and the Arab people. This series shows that friendship can solve a lot of problems.

The series is available on DVD and is nominated for the Emmy Award. On the DVD is the first series: 7 x 25 minutes, the second and third series will be released later (I hope) and maybe there will be made a feature film also.


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