De parelvissers (2006)

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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)
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 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)
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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"

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Mindblowing television
6 February 2010 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This must be one of the best series I have ever seen. The series tell you the story of the extremely successful television company called The Parelvissers. After years of success the head of the cooperation (Jan De Ridder) disappeared along with 100 million Belgian Franks. After 6 years all the members of this television company meet again in a house for an extended weekend. And this series shows you how day after day every member of The Parelvissers has it's own secrets that lead to the mystery of Jan De Ridder's dissapearing. It is an extremely intelligent story with excellent actors. It makes you wanting to watch the entire series in one time. It reminded me at Twin Peaks at some point. One person dissapaeres and everyone has had a hand in it. Just rent or buy this, you won't be disappointed. The DVD box also features English subtitles.


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