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De Poolse bruid (1998)

Polish deceived woman hides from pimps on a Dutch farm, and shares an intriguing romance with the farmer.

Director:

Karim Traïdia
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Henk Woldring
Monic Hendrickx ... Anna Krzyzanowska
Rudi Falkenhagen Rudi Falkenhagen ... Pimp
Roef Ragas ... Son
Hakim Traidia Hakim Traidia ... Mailman
Soraya Traïdia Soraya Traïdia ... Krysztyna
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Storyline

Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer from Groningen. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch | German | Polish

Release Date:

26 March 1998 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

The Polish Bride See more »

Filming Locations:

Groningen, Netherlands

Company Credits

Production Co:

IJswater Films,Motel Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Leading actress Monic Hendrickx played the same part in the Australian remake of this movie, Unfinished Sky. See more »

Goofs

The main character drives a Volvo 240 sedan. When the go to the city, the car changes into a wagon. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits state that the author of the story distances himself from the editing done by the director of the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #12.4 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Stabat Mater, Op. 53 (for Solo Voices, Mixed Choir and Orchestra)
Composed by Karol Szymanowski
Performed by Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia w Katowicach (as Polish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra)
Conducted by Stanislaw Wislocki
Soprano: Stefania Woytowicz
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No sentimental Hollywood stuff
26 January 1999 | by fkarstenSee all my reviews

Pleasant to watch. Subtle humor and a convincing love story. If I were to fall in love I'd like it to be in this manner.


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