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Antonia's Line ()

Antonia (original title)
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A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 8 nominations.
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Antonia
Els Dottermans ...
Danielle
Dora van der Groen ...
Allegonde
Veerle van Overloop ...
Thérèse
Esther Vriesendorp ...
Thérèse (13)
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Thérèse (6)
Thyrza Ravesteijn ...
Sarah
Mil Seghers ...
Kromme Vinger (Crooked Finger)
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Boer Bas
Elsie de Brauw ...
Lara
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Simon
Marina de Graaf ...
Deedee
Jan Steen ...
Lippen Willem (Loony Lips)
Catherine ten Bruggencate ...
Malle Madonna (Mad Madonna)
Paul Kooij ...
Protestant
Fran Waller Zeper ...
Olga
Leo Hogenboom ...
Pastoor (The Village Priest)
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Kapelaan (The Curate)
Wimie Wilhelm ...
Letta
Dirk Zeelenberg ...
Pier
Ellen Dikker ...
Muisje
Jakob Beks ...
Boer Daan
Truus te Selle ...
Ma Gé
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Pitte
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Janne
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Arend
Petra Laseur ...
Mère Theodora
Michel van Dousselaere ...
Smid (Blacksmith)
Hans Man in 't Veld ...
Professor
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Tom
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Harry
Igor Corbeau ...
Simon (13)
Carlo van Dam ...
Simon (6)
Aurelie Verstraeten ...
Ander kind van Letta (Letta's Child)
Jeroen Huysmans ...
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Kristel Olejniejoh ...
Ander kind van Letta (Letta's Child)
Gilles Robertino ...
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Daisy van Laer ...
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Dorien van Laer ...
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Gabriella Martinson ...
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Gilles van Durme ...
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Nicky Wolfs ...
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Jesse Tomballe ...
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Menno Tomballe ...
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Sarah de Ceuleer ...
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Tamara Maes ...
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Barbara Maes ...
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Ilse Dense ...
Ander kind van Letta (Letta's Child)
Christophe de Laere ...
Ander kind van Letta (Letta's Child)
Antoon Schotsaert ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Christophe Horemans ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Pieter Callens ...
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Jascha Vervoort ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Jenne Decleir ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Daniel Dailly ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Eddy Praet ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Adriaan Van den Hoof ...
Ander kind van Boer Bas
Cederic Missine ...
Kind van Muisje (Muisje's Child)
Tine Vanhoucke ...
Kind van Muisje (Muisje's Child)
Stijn Rabaey ...
Kind van Muisje (Muisje's Child)
Charlene Pottevin ...
Kind van Deedee (Deedee's Child) (as Charlène Pottevin)
Lineke Rijxman ...
Verteller (Narrator)
Gosewijn Zwanikken ...
Picture of Jesus
Manon Sodderland ...
Picture of Mary
Margo Dames ...
Thérèse (voice)
Hans Kesting ...
Blacksmith (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reinier Verhoef ...
Janne, age 12 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Marleen Gorris

Written by

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Marleen Gorris ... ()

Produced by

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Gerard Cornelisse ... producer
Judy Counihan ... co-producer
Hans de Weers ... producer
Hans de Wolf ... producer
Antonino Lombardo ... co-producer
Margaret Matheson ... co-producer
Bert Nijdam ... line producer
Wim Odé ... co-producer

Music by

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Ilona Sekacz

Cinematography by

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Willy Stassen

Film Editing by

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Wim Louwrier
Michiel Reichwein

Editorial Department

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Peter Hunt ... color grader
Iris Sikking ... assistant editor
Wiebe van der Vliet ... assistant editor
Sylvia Wheeler ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Job Gosschalk
Hans Kemna

Production Design by

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Harry Ammerlaan

Art Direction by

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Harry Ammerlaan

Costume Design by

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Jany Temime

Makeup Department

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Mabi Anzalone ... additional makeup artist
Remi Bakker ... makeup - jesus & mary pictures
Stella Bertiglia ... additional makeup artist
Sjoerd Didden ... makeup - jesus & mary pictures
Jan Sewell ... makeup designer
Deborah Taylor ... makeup artist: hair stylist
Hennesien van Walderveen ... makeup artist
Catherine Wilkins ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Jo van Hende ... unit manager
Hervé Heymans ... assistant unit manager
James Roberts ... production supervisor: UK
Johan van den Driessche ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Charlotte Fontijn ... second assistant director
Maria Uitdehaag ... assistant director

Art Department

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Rob Bos ... construction supervisor
Annemarie Brandt ... property master: Holland
Hans Broers ... set constructor
Jules de Wolf ... set constructor
Kees Folkers ... set constructor
Wim Gerbscheid ... set painter
Monique Lefebvre ... property master: Belgium
Kurt Loyens ... assistant property master: Belgium
Elvira Min ... set painter
Alexis Remacle ... prop runner
Marco Rooth ... construction coordinator
Jan Rutgers ... set constructor
Wouter Severijn ... assistant set dresser
Judith Ten Bosch ... paintings
Ron Van Beusekom ... set constructor
Wim van Couteren ... prop runner
Steven van Couwelaar ... set dresser
Rudy van den Berg ... assistant art director
Lovis Van Poeteren ... portrait artist (as Louis van Poeteren)
Ed Vossen ... set constructor

Sound Department

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Philippe Baudhuin ... foley mixer
Dirk Bombey ... sound
Georges Bossaers ... sound effects
Inge Flore ... sound intern
Thomas Gauder ... foley mixer
Bert Marskamp ... dubbing mixer
Christian Monheim ... assistant sound
Peter Oskam ... dubbing mixer
Wim Post ... sound mixer
Michiel Reichwein ... sound mixer
Yves Renard ... foley mixer
Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans ... foley artist

Special Effects by

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Olivier de Laveleye ... special effects
Steven van Couwelaar ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alessio Anzalone ... lighting technician (as Alex Anzalone)
Elisabeth Broeckaert ... still photographer
Patrick Decoster ... camera operator: second unit
Bruno Dussart ... lighting assistant
Yorgos Giannelis ... clapper loader
René Haan ... gaffer
Philippe Piron ... focus puller
Aldo Piscina ... clapper loader (as Aldo Piscine)
Kris Renson ... focus puller
Jean-François Roqueplo ... key grip
Nandos Scheerder ... still photographer
Willy Stassen ... camera operator
Ella Van den Hove ... focus puller: second unit
Manu Van Wambeke ... assistant grip
Johan Vigeveno ... publicity photographer
Jan Vrints ... lighting intern

Casting Department

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Rebecca van Leeuwen ... casting: children
Nadia Obertan ... casting assistant
Betty Post ... casting assistant
Johan Seeuws ... additional casting
Philip van Nijghem ... additional casting
Annabelle Troukens ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Irène Ferrero ... seamstress
Mariella Kallenberg ... costumer
Wilfrid Laudicina ... assistant costume designer
Isabel Soenen ... seamstress
Lies Van Assche ... seamstress
Judith de Zwart ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Bernard de Dessus ... location scout
Les Houstier ... location scout
Marianne Lambert ... location manager

Music Department

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Dick Bakker ... conductor
Geert De Bruin ... music recordist
Hugh den Ouden ... musical director
Oswald Slembrouck ... orchestral management: Metropole Orkest
Frank van der Weij ... music mixer

Transportation Department

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Pieter Lodewijk Verhoeven ... transportation coordinator (as Pieter Verhoeven)

Other crew

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Jeroen Arnolds ... legal advisor: Holland
Chris Berlize ... banking services: Belgium
Driss Bous'hib ... production coordinator
Keith Bryant ... laboratory contact
Marieke Böke ... intern
Marijke Crauwels ... production runner
Anthony Davies ... script advisor / script translator
Ingrid De Rycke ... production accountant: Belgium
Jan Dellaert ... production runner
Dominic Depreeuw ... production runner (as Dominic De Preeuw)
Patricia Dobson ... publicist: UK
Koen Dragers ... production runner
Fréderic Gaillard ... set runner
Ruben Goots ... production runner
Christel Helsen ... production secretary: Belgium
Johan Hoebeeck ... banking services: Belgium
Philippe Jadoul ... legal advisor: Belgium
Kerstin Kambier ... publicity intern
Thomas Kuitenbrouwer ... production runner
Arne Labeeuw ... production runner
Monsier Lalberteux ... animal wrangler
Rolf Leenders ... fight arranger
Bart Luypaert ... set runner
René Maes ... production runner
Joost Moerbeek ... caterer
Djo Munga ... production runner
Wim Oudshoorn ... mathematics consultant
Ralph Poulev ... production runner
Marijtje Pronk ... publicist: Holland/Belgium
Boris Remacle ... set runner
Jet Smit ... production assistant
Peter Terra ... caterer
Marina Van Attenhoven ... production assistant
Onno Van Den Rijst ... production accountant: Holland
Moniek Van der Kaaden ... script supervisor
Jette Van Der Sande ... production secretary: Holland
Dorothy Vandenbogaerde ... children coordinator
Jack Veenhoven ... production runner
Steven Versyp ... production runner
Roland Wigman ... legal advisor: Holland / legal counsel
David Wilder ... completion guarantor
John Charles ... software engineer: TriCoast Studios (uncredited)
Victor Glynn ... studio executive (uncredited)
Andrew Litvin ... production assistant (uncredited)
Trix van Alphen ... publicist (uncredited)

Thanks

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Margarete Adorf ... thanks
Rob Broek ... thanks
Gerrit de Boer ... thanks
Rick de Leeuw ... thanks (as Rick de Leau)
Martin de Ruiter ... thanks
Marianne Eggink ... thanks
Derek Littel ... thanks
Cameron McCracken ... thanks
The Peucelle Family ... thanks
Bert Podevijn ... thanks
Daniel Roels ... thanks
Theresa Rogers ... thanks
Anne Roucourt ... thanks
Coen Schouten ... thanks
Aaron Sherman ... thanks
Karel Smaal ... thanks
Frank van der Weij ... thanks
Matthijs van Heijningen ... thanks (as Matthias van Heijningen)
Robert van Moeseke ... thanks
Eric Vloeimans ... thanks (as Erik Vloeimans)
Michiel Weidner ... thanks
Hein Wiedijk ... thanks
Dick Willemsen ... thanks
Benjo Wolfensberger ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In an anonymous Dutch village, a sturdy, strong-willed matriarch looks back upon her life, the generations of family and friends gathered around her table, and ponders the cyclical nature of time. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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Taglines A motion picture that celebrates everything you love about life. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Antonia et ses filles (France)
  • Antonia's Line (United States)
  • Antonias Welt (Germany)
  • Родът на Антония (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Antonian maailma (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 102 min
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Box Office

Budget GBP1,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Featured in Broken Arrow/Black Sheep/Beautiful Girls/A Midwinter's Tale/Antonia's Line (1996). See more »
Soundtracks My Blue Heaven See more »
Quotes Danielle: Mama, I want a baby.
Antonia: How about a husband to go with it?
Danielle: No.
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