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A rather a-social family, gets a chance to live in an upper-class neighborhood. As they are not accepted by the snobs living there, they get in all sorts of trouble.

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Dick Maas

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Dick Maas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nelly Frijda Nelly Frijda ... Ma Flodder
Huub Stapel ... Johnnie
René van 't Hof René van 't Hof ... Zoon Kees
Tatjana Simic Tatjana Simic ... Dochter Kees
Horace Cohen ... Henkie
Nani Lehnhausen Nani Lehnhausen ... Toet
Jan-Willem Hees Jan-Willem Hees ... Opa (as Jan Willem Hees)
Boris Boris ... Whisky
Wodan Wodan ... Whisky
Lou Landré Lou Landré ... Maatschappelijk Werker
Apollonia van Ravenstein Apollonia van Ravenstein ... Yolanda Kruisman
Herbert Flack ... Wim Kruisman
Lettie Oosthoek Lettie Oosthoek ... Buurvrouw Neuteboom
Bert André Bert André ... Buurman Neuteboom
Gerrie van der Klei Gerrie van der Klei ... Buurvrouw Wijnberg
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A rather a-social family, gets a chance to live in an upper-class neighborhood. As they are not accepted by the snobs living there, they get in all sorts of trouble.

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

17 December 1986 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

A suttyó család See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€794,000 (Netherlands), 18 December 1986, Limited Release
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First Floor Features See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Simon van Collem: the Dutch film critic, cinephile and TV personality plays the man who ends up getting a car in his swimming pool. See more »

Goofs

The Flodders and all their working-class friends have accents from the Dutch Randstad area, which is known for its extremely flat landscape. Yet we clearly see some hills in Zonnedael. The architecture of the inner city is also clearly from a different region. See more »

Quotes

Jacques 'Sjakie' van Kooten: [emotional, slightly upset] Deep in their heart, they are... they are very sensitive people!
[On Flodder's old location a lamp falls down and crashes on the floor]
Ma Flodder: [furious] You dirty bitch, can't you look out, damnit?
[hits Toet]
Whisky: [barks] Grrrr
Ma Flodder: [yelling to Whisky] And you, you have to get lost, you shitbag.
[kicks Whisky in the pink car]
Whisky: [howling]
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Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #6.92 (2011) See more »

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Who to laugh about?
31 January 2018 | by frank-h-wernerSee all my reviews

Well, at first you are astonished and laugh about the Flodder-Family. But if the movie continues you will see, that the freaks on this story are not the Family. It may be the truth that, to identify freaks positively, you have to confront them with other freaks.

Works still after 32 years. One of my favourite movies.


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