Amazones

Esmé Lammers Feature film - 2004 - 93 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Actrice Susan Visser

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According to a Greek myth, Amazons were a race of female warriors that only needed men to preserve the ethnic group. In Lammers's action comedy, based on a true story that happened in France, the Amazons are four welfare mothers from Breda-Noord. The single mothers Lot and Reneetje, Sam, who is married to an unemployed Egyptian, and the once affluent widow and woman returner Kers, land in a well-oiled hold-up of a gas station. Impressed, the ladies decide to try it too, choosing a bank as their target. The raid passes off surprisingly smooth and the loot is immediately spent on back rent, clothes, coke and a new washing machine. So, it's time for a new operation. But this is hampered when Lot falls in love with the detective who leads the bank raid case, Kers is bothered by a pushy boss and Sam's man gets suspicious. The action scenes in the film were directed by Lammers's husband, director Dick Maas.

Credits

Production Company
IDTV
Co-producer(s)
Justine Paauw
Sandra van der Oest
Director of Photography
Theo Bierkens
Production Design
Rikke Jelier
Alfred Schaaf
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Harry Wiessenhaan
Rick Wiessenhaan
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands