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A young girl moves to the big city, hoping to start an independent life working as a museum guide.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Vanden Eynde ... Muriel
Els Dottermans Els Dottermans ... Laura
Frieda Pittoors Frieda Pittoors ... Martha
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Oskar
Nico Sturm ... Luc
Wim Opbrouck ... Alain
Jos Verbist Jos Verbist ... Daan
Dirk van Dijck ... Muriel's Father
Alice Toen Alice Toen ... Laura's Mother
Viviane de Muynck Viviane de Muynck ... Oscar's Mother (as Viviane Demuynck)
Arthur Semay Arthur Semay ... Oscar's Father
Willy Thomas Willy Thomas ... Attendant
Steven van Watermeulen ... Curator
Krijn Hermans Krijn Hermans ... Assistant Curator
Clara van den Broek Clara van den Broek ... Museum Guide (as Clara Van den Broeck)
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Muriel moves from a small village to the big city of Brussels, hoping to start an independent life working as a museum guide. She rents a room from Laura, who has a room to spare now that her mother is in hospital. Laura is a vital and candid woman who has a child-wish but leads a very chaotic life. Meanwhile, Muriel's mother has a hard time accepting that her daughter leads a life of her own now, and she also faces some changes at the factory where she works. The movie follows the interconnected lifes of these three women of three different generations, who all face different problems. Written by Bas de Reuver

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Belgium | Netherlands

Language:

Flemish | French

Release Date:

4 September 2002 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

A lány See more »

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K-Line, K-Star, K2 SA See more »
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Charlotte Vanden Eynde's film debut. See more »

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Jamais Neutral
Written by Daan
Performed by Daan
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Generations of women
12 September 2002 | by Anal_FoamSee all my reviews

"Meisje" ( dutch for girl ) is the tale of 3 women at crossroads in their life. Muriel, a lost girl, breaks away from her home, her steady boyfriend and the socially crippling qualities of her home town, to gain and enjoy her independence in Brussels. She moves in with the uninhibited and lively Laura, a woman with a chaotic lifestyle and the growing desire of motherhood. Martha, Muriel's mother, follows her progress from afar, and finds herself breaking away from her routine and rediscovering a long forgotten childhood dream. Their lives cross over until they all meet up during a turbulent night. "Meisje" is a movie about the incredible power that drives women.

this isn't really a comment, just a synopsis for people looking for info about the movie


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