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Jackie (2012)

Dutch twin sisters travel to America to look for their long-lost mother.

Director:

Antoinette Beumer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carice van Houten ... Sofie
Jelka van Houten Jelka van Houten ... Daan
Holly Hunter ... Jackie
Jacob Browne ... Nurse Larry
Jeroen Spitzenberger ... Joost
Paul Hoes Paul Hoes ... Marcel
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Harm
Hajo Bruins Hajo Bruins ... Robert (as Hayo Bruins)
Elise Schaap ... Rosa
Michelle Waterson Michelle Waterson ... Chinese Waitress
Jim Terr Jim Terr ... Lee
Karen M. Hudson ... Lee's Wife (as Karen Hudson)
Bryan Head Bryan Head ... Clumsy Boy
Robyn Reede ... Bad Karoke Singer
Kenneth Miller ... Rapist / Man #1
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Storyline

An American surrogate ( holly hunter) has female twin daughters in Holland for two male partners and has no contact with them and no family except them when she breaks her leg and needs support to get well. The twins now in their late 20s fly to America from Europe to meet her when shes released from the hospital. Hollys only possession is an old run down RV and the three set off in the RV on their mutual adventure! Written by kateann1027

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

English | Dutch

Release Date:

10 May 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie - Wer braucht schon eine Mutter See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€221,828 (Netherlands), 13 May 2012, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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The actresses that play twins in the movie are sisters in real life. But Carice is in fact two years older than Jelka Van Houten. See more »

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Simple road movie with a good mix of drama and humor
21 June 2012 | by nancysepSee all my reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed this road movie that made me forget I watched it with my friends. There is a good mix between drama and humor. The dutch actresses (sisters Van Houten) act very natural and the American (Holly Hunter) actress acts intriguing. You follow the journey of the Dutch sisters with their long lost Americain mother. Although a difficult process the journey leads to some insight in their lives. It clarifies the way they live their life. By driving their mother round they also add value to her miserable life. The music adds to the atmosphere of the movie that ends with a nice twist in the tale. The story is simple and not flawless, but overall I give it a 8 because of the good mix of drama, humor and atmosphere.


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