De parelvissers (2006)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Drama, Mystery
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6 friends started a television production company, "De Parelvissers" (The Pearlfishers). 7 years later one of them, Jan De Ridder, took 100 million francs out of the bank and disappeared without a trace. Shortly after that the company went bankrupt. Another five years later the younger brother of Jan, Piet De Ridder, invites the other 'Pearlfishers" to a remote house in the Ardens, to make a ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jolente De Keersmaeker ...
 Sofie Deschryver (6 episodes, 2006)
Sara de Roo ...
 An Beyers (6 episodes, 2006)
 Xavier De Vilder (6 episodes, 2006)
Elke Dom ...
 Christel De Ridder (6 episodes, 2006)
Ides Meire ...
 Piet De Ridder (6 episodes, 2006)
Ben Segers ...
 Mark Debaets (6 episodes, 2006)
Tom Van Dyck ...
 Guido Vanessche (6 episodes, 2006)
Marc Van Eeghem ...
 Jan De Ridder (6 episodes, 2006)
Stijn Van Opstal ...
 Lucas Blommaert (6 episodes, 2006)
Kristine Van Pellicom ...
 Steffie Ottevaere (6 episodes, 2006)
Geert Van Rampelberg ...
 Dick Degroot (6 episodes, 2006)


Mini-series about a long reunion weekend in a house in the Ardennes. The old members of the Parelvissers look back on the rise and fall of the production house and their friendship. Their history gets reconstructed, and the main focus is: what happened to Jan De Ridder? Written by Anonymous

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"Are you trying to wake up some sleeping dogs"


Drama | Mystery



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26 February 2006 (Belgium)  »

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€10,000 (estimated)

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29 April 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The story about a reunion of friends was presented in the media as one of the best series ever made. This was probably because Tom Lenaerts - a popular celebrity in Flanders - was the producer. This was his first series he produced. But what a mistake it was. Lenaerts himself told the public that the first 2 episodes (6 in total) were hard to follow. He was right, you had to be very focused to follow the first episode because a lot of people were introduced and sometimes it wasn't very clear who was who, there were a lot of flash backs,... But as said, we were curious to see the following episodes. But it was so disappointing. Each episode was more of the same. Nothing actually happened. Now and then there was something new you learned, but that was it. I settled my hope on the last episode, but again, we learned few new things about the story...

If there was a bit more action and a better end it would have been less worse. Much to do about nothing

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