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Love story in a multicultural society


Ineke Houtman


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Liv Stig Liv Stig ... Polleke
Mamoun Elyounoussi Mamoun Elyounoussi ... Mimoen
Halina Reijn ... Tina
Daan Schuurmans ... Spiek
Frank Lammers ... Meester Wouter
Helmert Woudenberg Helmert Woudenberg ... Opa Polleke
Marja Kok Marja Kok ... Oma Polleke
Rosa Boesten Rosa Boesten ... Caro
Vanessa Coco Morales Vanessa Coco Morales ... Consuelo
Odin Delver Odin Delver ... Tom
Chaib Massaoudi Chaib Massaoudi ... Omar
Munaiem Marini Munaiem Marini ... Oom Abdel
Nuzha Salah Nuzha Salah ... Moeder Mimoen
Achmed Elghazaoui Achmed Elghazaoui ... Broer Ahmed
Susan Visser Susan Visser ... Ina


Love story in a multicultural society

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Release Date:

11 October 2003 (Netherlands) See more »


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€3,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€30,987 (Netherlands), 12 October 2003, Limited Release
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a fairy tale with a lot of truth in it
27 September 2006 | by imdb-jeroenSee all my reviews

Off course this movie is for children, and yes of course everything ends up in a way that's probably a bit too good to be true.

But meanwhile this movie gives a rich view into modern dutch urban society. In that aspect it could compete with a Spike Lee movie, telling you a lot about city(suburban)-life, for once not about New-York, Chicago or San Fransisco, but simply about the Dutch 'Randstad' (the region where all the major city's are concentrated) So if you're a foreigner, and want to know a bit bout this; watch and have a good time!

Apart from all this, the story is just very entertaining, the acting is good and the movie has a nice pace. The two children that play the main characters are sometimes really amazing!

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