De belofte van Pisa

Norbert ter Hall Feature film - 2019 - 110 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Foul language

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Acteur Shahine El-Hamus

Beste Muziek Jasper Boeke

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Mannelijke Bijrol Thor Braun

Beste Montage Wouter Jansen

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Samir is a trumpet playing talent, but his life at the elitist musical college in Amsterdam-Zuid clashes with his Moroccan-Dutch descent. When his brother ends up in jail, Samir has to choose. Can he make the move to a new life and yet stay faithful to himself?

In the coming-of-age film De belofte van Pisa, trumpet player Samir falls in love with his classmate Annelies. They experience a summer full of awakening love, but his life at the elitist musical college in Amsterdam-­Zuid clashes with his Moroccan-Dutch descent. Can he make the switch to a new life while staying faithful to himself?


Director(s) Norbert ter Hall
Producer(s) Rolf Koot
Production Company
All Yours Film
Tomas Leyers
Robert Kievit
Executive Producer
Co-production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Pepijn van Looy
Joke Geuze
Wilma Schuemie
Costume Design
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Rui Reis Maia
Jasper Boeke
Diederik Rijpstra
TV Company
Still Photography
Production Country
Netherlands, Belgium