A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
Young Barend is worried about the safety of the sailing vessel he is on. The owner is an unscrupulous and stingy man who skimps on repairs and Barend becomes aware of this. Inevitably there... See full summary »
Danny de Munk,
14 months after loosing his partner while making a UNICEF documentary in Afghanistan, Dutch photographer Bob Griffioen's benefactor Federico Federici has landed him a National Geographic ... See full summary »
Monique van de Ven
11 year old Amsterdam schoolboy Ciske, a scamp with a heart of gold, causes havoc in the classroom pouring ink over his teacher. Yet when a polio-crippled boy joins the class Ciske is one ... See full summary »
Danny de Munk,
Willeke van Ammelrooy,
Herman van Veen
Max's ambulance is being held up by a small gang whose friend has a minor injury. Max, on his way to a woman who is giving birth with complications, hits a boy trying to unblock the road. ... See full summary »
Gijs Scholten van Aschat,
Comedy inspired by the true story of Dennis P, who became Holland's biggest diamond thief, when he walked away with the entire 20 million euros stock of an international diamond trader, using a microwave oven as a swagbag. Written by
I recently watched this movie at a Sneak preview and found it quite entertaining as far as dutch movies go. This movie is based on the novel "Aan de Haal" from Gijsbert Termaat and Tjerk de Vries, which is in turn based on a true event: Dennis P. became Holland's biggest diamond thief when he walked away with almost 10 million euros worth of diamonds of an international diamond trader.
The movie tells the story about that heist in an enjoyable way, much like the movie "Vet Hard" did. If you like that movie, this one will certainly be worth your money. I found the movie to be very entertaining to watch due to its humor (loads of sarcasm by "Edo Brunner", who plays Dennis P.) and touching story. As the movie progressed, I went on to like Dennis and his motives for stealing the diamonds, this sympathy for his actions lasted all the way through the end of this touching movie.
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