De schippers van de Kameleon

Steven de Jong Feature film - 2003 - 100 min.

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Children's film, adapted from the 63-volume children's book series by Hotze de Roos, the first volume of which appeared in 1948. De Jong visualises the adventures of the brazen Frisian twins Hielke and Sietse Klinkhamer (acting debut of Koen and Jos van der Donk), who live close to a lake in the country village of Lenten in the late fifties. With their monkey tricks, the smith's sons are a thorn in the flesh of the respectable village. Village constable Zwart has his work cut out for him, which is why he has no time for the real crooks, who regularly break into people's houses. Just when the twins become the lucky owners of a discarded boat, a hurricane sweeps across the village. In these nasty conditions, the doctor's car lands in the water, but the twins, together with their father, manage to save him from death by drowning. As a reward, they can keep the car. They use the engine to convert their sloop into a real speedboat: De Kameleon. Sietse and Hielke can put it to good use when tracking down the thieves.

Credits

Director(s) Steven de Jong
Script Jean Ummels
Steven de Jong
Production Company
Kameleon Produkties BV
Co-producer(s)
Mignon Huisman
Sjef Scholte
Nico Geusebroek
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Production Design
Robert van der Hoop
Ruben Schwartz
Editing
Paul Bruijstens
Mixage
Danny Slokker
Sound on Set
René de Kruijf
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands