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Springen (1986)

"Semper Vivax" is not just another retirement home. The guests there get their best real-life memories played out for them.


Fernand Auwera (novel), Fernand Auwera (scenario) | 2 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Herbert Flack ... Axel Woestewey
Mark Verstraete Mark Verstraete ... Pieter Paul 'Pipo' Himmelsorge
Maya van den Broecke Maya van den Broecke ... Bellina Woestewey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tine Balder Tine Balder ... Mevr. Driebergen
Piet Bergers Piet Bergers ... Mijnheer Vanderpluym
Jef Cassiers Jef Cassiers ... Mijnheer Clement
Bert Champagne Bert Champagne ... Burgemeester
Robbe De Hert Robbe De Hert ... Portier
Hans De Munter Hans De Munter ... Agent (as Hans de Munter)
Ingrid De Vos Ingrid De Vos ... Matti
Ilma De witte Ilma De witte ... Patricia Haegeman
Cary Fontyn Cary Fontyn
Maurits Goossens Maurits Goossens ... Mijnheer Koekelkoorn
Jos van Gorp Jos van Gorp ... Dokter
Carmen Jonckheere Carmen Jonckheere ... Belle


The scene is set in an home for well off old people. But "Semper Vivax" is not just another retirement home. What its guests get there, which they would not in an ordinary establishment, is actually amazing : their best real-life memories are played out for them. Such is the bet of Axel, the cynical manager, and of Pipo, his assistant of genius, who are prepared to do anything to keep the customer satisfied. The only trouble is that there is nobody out there to turn into dreams the frustrations of the two men. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Thriller







Release Date:

6 March 1986 (Belgium) See more »

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Belgian submission for the Academy Award of Best Foreign Language Film 1986. See more »


Jump in the Dark
Written by Kirk Dandy
Sung by Emly Starr
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