Patatje Oorlog (2011)

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Credited cast:
Lucas Adriaanse ...
Pippa Allen ...
Kes Baxter ...
Dierenwinkelverkoper (as Kes Blans)
Leny Breederveld ...
Angelique Dorrestijn ...
Chantal's mother
Gitta Fleuren ...
Red Cross woman
Govert Hartog ...
Chantal's father
Hester ...
Chantal Hildering ...
Kee Ketelaar ...
Ernst ter Linden ...
Red Cross man
Bert Luppes ...
Man on viaduct
Julian Pemberton-Kerssens ...


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Release Date:

12 October 2011 (Netherlands)  »

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Taking Chances  »

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€1,300,000 (estimated)

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patatje oorlog
22 October 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My family and I were very entertained by this delightfully moving , thoughtful, and amusing film which is based on Een Kleine Kans , the award winning book by Marjolijn Hof . The acting is natural , and excellent , with a fine performance by the newcomer Pippa Allen aged 10 yrs, playing the part of Kiek . The good reviews are well justified - it is a beautiful 'family movie ' - which will appeal to young and old alike . The clever animated sections are very good too as they indicate what might be going on in the mind of young Kiek who worries a lot about her doctor father being in a dangerous war zone in Afghanistan . The film exercises the emotions - a child of eight trying to cope with her anxieties and searching for a solution . Rather bizarre solutions result , involving a sick old mouse , and a dog , and many adventures ! It is so well directed too , and hopefully it will be distributed beyond Europe , with appropriate subtitles .

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