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My Giraffe (2017)

Dikkertje Dap (original title)
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Patterson Pepps has a best friend: Raf, a giraffe. Raf and Patterson grow up together as Patterson lives next to the zoo and they are born on the exact same day. When they reach the age ... See full summary »

Director:

Barbara Bredero

Writers:

Annie M.G. Schmidt (poem), Mirjam Oomkes (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Liam de Vries Liam de Vries ... Dikkertje Dap
Martijn Fischer Martijn Fischer ... Opa
Dolores Leeuwin Dolores Leeuwin ... Juf Nellie
Medi Broekman Medi Broekman ... Suzanne Dap
Egbert Jan Weeber ... David Dap
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rayan Belrhazi Alaoui Rayan Belrhazi Alaoui ... Yous
Aqil Dahhan Aqil Dahhan ... Vader Yous
Hugo Pieters Hugo Pieters ... Schoolkind
Marnix Pieters Marnix Pieters ... Schoolkind
Huub Smit ... Dierenverzorger
Ferdi Stofmeel ... Imker
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Patterson Pepps has a best friend: Raf, a giraffe. Raf and Patterson grow up together as Patterson lives next to the zoo and they are born on the exact same day. When they reach the age that they have to go to school for the first time, they are very excited. On the first day Patterson even stuffs all kinds of plants in his backpack to make sure Raf has enough to eat. When Patterson realizes Raf isn't going to join him at school he is very sad. Gradually Patterson is enjoying school more than he expected and actually makes a new friend: Yous. Raf, however, feels left out. Fortunately Patterson comes up with a brilliant plan to bring Raf to school and to unite his two best friends.

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Based on 'Dikkertje Dap', a children's song written by Annie M.G. Schmidt. Elements from the song seen in the film include: Dikkertje feeding the giraffe sugar cubes; climbing a ladder to slide down from its neck; red boots for protection against the rain; and Dikkertje's talent for drawing figures. See more »

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Exactly what kids need

This movie is very appropriate for kids - interesting, gentle, and fun.


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Country:

Netherlands | Belgium | Germany

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

4 October 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Freund, die Giraffe See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,191,952
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