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Het paard van Sinterklaas (2005)

There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Then everything will work out alright. Or will it?

Director:

Mischa Kamp

Writer:

Tamara Bos (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ebbie Tam Ebbie Tam ... Winky Wong
Aaron Wan Aaron Wan ... Vader Winky
Hanyi Han Hanyi Han ... Moeder Winky
Jan Decleir ... Oom Siem & Sinterklaas
Betty Schuurman Betty Schuurman ... Tante Cor
Mamoun Elyounoussi Mamoun Elyounoussi ... Samir
Sallie Harmsen ... Sofie
Peter Bolhuis Peter Bolhuis ... Vader Sofie
Anneke Blok Anneke Blok ... Juf Sigrid
Nori de Winter Nori de Winter ... Maaike
Katrien Pijnenborg Katrien Pijnenborg ... Moeder Maaike
Guus Hoogeboom Guus Hoogeboom ... Broer Maaike
Nils Verkooijen ... Nils
Thijs de Vries Thijs de Vries ... Cas
Lorentz Teufer Lorentz Teufer ... Joris
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Storyline

Life is cruel for little Winky. She has been forced to leave her native China for the mysterious and distressing world of a place named Holland. But she gradually adapts and finds solace by becoming attached to Sara, an old pony. Of course her parents would never allow her to have a horse but at school she learns that an old man with a white beard called Santa Claus brings presents to all the good children in Holland. She just has to ask him. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [Netherlands]

Country:

Belgium | Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

12 October 2005 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Le cheval de Saint Nicolas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€48,123 (Netherlands), 16 October 2005, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Winky's horse, a metaphor, a solace
3 December 2012 | by jerysun007See all my reviews

Winky's horse - not easy for dream to come true though.

Childhood, sour, confused, solid, strive to live yourself, never give up for the dream in your heart!

The performance of Ebbie Tam is excellent!

Natural and no any artificial mock expression and gestures.

I even can feel some unconscious melancholy from the screens ...

I deem perhaps I've found the shadow of my own childhood.

A blue boy couldn't easily be accepted by his classmates.

A depressed boy stared out of window - the gray sky ...

A lonely boy finally found his way: Do not, for one repulse, give up the purpose that you resolved to effect.

Honestly, tears dropped down as I watched this movie because I live in Holland, but my daughter at the same age as Winky is living in China ...


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