De multi culti story

Joost Ranzijn Feature film - 2008 - 90 min.

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The tale of West Side Story - based on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, which again harks back to an older Italian story, is of all times and places. Director Joost Ranzijn and scriptwriter Jane Waltman situate it in the present era in the suburban neighbourhood Overvecht, where rivalling gangs terrorise the street and each other. The Whites against the Multies. Jenny (White), who cleans statues as a community service because she messed with a knife, wants to leave the hatred behind. Especially when she falls head over heels for Mohammed (Multi), who is also instantly smitten with her. But their attempts to break the spiral of violence are smothered in a series of ill-fated misunderstandings. De multi culti story is a melodramatic film musical with infectious songs and a universal theme in a topical setting.

Credits

Director(s) Joost Ranzijn
Script Jane Waltman
Producer(s) Joost Ranzijn
Production Company
Juri Keuter
Director of Photography
Coen Stroeve, NSC
Mirco Maassen
Production Design
Editing
Sjoerd Donker
Sound on Set
Sander Schreuders
Music
Cast
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands