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Family Way (2012)

Alles is familie (original title)
Finding themselves at a crossroads in their tumultuous lives, the members of a daftly dysfunctional family struggle to sort out their hopes, fears and expectations.

Director:

Joram Lürsen

Writer:

Kim van Kooten
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carice van Houten ... Winnie de Roover
Thijs Römer ... Rutmer de Roover
Benja Bruijning ... Charlie de Roover
Jacob Derwig ... Dick Tasman
Martine Bijl ... Jeanette de Roover
Kees Hulst ... Arend de Roover
Diederik Ebbinge Diederik Ebbinge ... Lodewijk de Goeie
Willeke Alberti ... Lucy
Tjitske Reidinga ... Linda
Remko Vrijdag Remko Vrijdag ... Fulco
Wilbert Gieske ... Jelle
Michiel Romeyn ... Jos
René van 't Hof René van 't Hof ... Evert
Georgina Verbaan ... Leonie
Chris Zegers Chris Zegers ... Skipper
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All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his feelings. His brother Charlie doesn't want any responsibilities. Their brother-in-law Dick wants his deceased wife back. Head of the family Arend wants to be happy. Mother Jeannette wants somebody to want her. Written by Topkapi Films

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Writer Kim van Kooten's real life husband Jacob Derwig plays the role of Dick. Her father Kees van Kooten plays the cars salesman. See more »

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Follows Love Is All (2007) See more »

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top notch acting ; mediocre scenario
14 December 2012 | by blom0344See all my reviews

Gone are the days that Dutch film consisted mainly of profanity , mediocre acting and loads of random nudity. 'Alles is familie' (All is family) thrives on top notch acting of the entire cast, led by our brightest of stars, Carice. The first 20 minutes made little impact and it took a while to get spinning into higher gear. This a typical film that gets better once it gets going and the second half was captivating. The scenario (by Kim van Kooten) is not the brightest, but who cares with this level of acting. Plenty of laughs, some very touching moments and very, very good music in places. (And of course, it is good to notice that Kim manages to keep half her family employed) Center of it all, obviously is Carice. She sulks, she grins, half the cinema (or more) drowns in those eyes. She's the Dutch It-girl and every film profits..


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Release Date:

22 November 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

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