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Crusade in Jeans (2006)

Kruistocht in spijkerbroek (original title)
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After using his mother's newly built time machine, Dolf gets stuck in the year 1212. He ends up in a children's crusade where he confronts his new friends with modern techniques. However, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Dolf Vega (as Joe Flynn)
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Jenne
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Mary Vega
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Anselmus
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Vick
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Carolus
Robert Timmins ...
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Luke Gell ...
Bertho
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Maria
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Herbert Knaup ...
Carlo Bennatti
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After using his mother's newly built time machine, Dolf gets stuck in the year 1212. He ends up in a children's crusade where he confronts his new friends with modern techniques. However, the Crusade turns out to be even trickier than he first imagined. Written by lettor

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Rated PG for adventure violence and language | See all certifications »
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15 November 2006 (Netherlands)  »

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Crusade: A March Through Time  »

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€12,000,000 (estimated)
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The film takes place in 2006 and 1212. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Dolf Vega: Do you believe in miracles?
Jenne: You were a miracle to me...
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Pleasant and Entertaining Adventure
25 June 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the end of the sub-seventeen soccer game between Holland and Belgium, the selfish teenager Rudolf "Dolf" Vega (Joe Flynn) does not assist another player and loses the goal and the classification of the Durch team. He feels bad and when he meets his mother Mary Vega (Emily Watson), who is researching a prototype time machine, in the laboratory, he decides to return in time to fix the game.

He steals the access card of his mother and during the night, he breaks in the laboratory. However, he does not fit the correct date in the display and he is sent to 1212. He is attacked by marauders but he is saved by the young Jenne (Stephanie Leonidas), who is skilled in sling and is traveling through the forest to join The Children's Cuzade to Jerusalem. Dolf puts a milestone on the spot and follows Jenne and her friends. Sooner they join the Cruzade that is led by Father Anselmus (Michael Culkin) and a group of young noblemen. Dolf names himself Rudolf, the Duke of Rotterdam, and is assigned to take care of the children. When Dolf misses the chance to return home and is stranded in the Thirteenth Century, he follows the Cruzade and discovers the treacherous plan of Anselmus of selling the children to slave traders. But how can he convince the children that their charismatic leader is a traitor?

"Kruistocht in Spijkerbroek" is a Dutch-Belgian-Luxembourgish-German production with a pleasant and entertaining adventure. The story has flaws, the conclusion is weak, the CGI and costumes are very simple but the film is highly attractive for children and also for adults. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Cruzada, Uma Jornada Através dos Tempos" ("Crusade, A Journey through Time")


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