Erik of het klein insectenboek

Gidi van Liempd Feature film - 2004 - 97 min.

Other prizes

Gouden Film (100.000 bezoekers speelfilm)

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With this adaptation of Godfried Bomans' folk-tale from 1941, a long-cherished dream was fulfilled for ad filmmaker Van Liempd. Interspersed with computer animation, his debut feature film presents the equally debuting Jasper Oldenhof as the ten-year-old muser Eric Pinksterblom, who has trouble preparing a school talk on insects. He is helped by his grandfather, who one night rakes out an old hand book on insects, which includes a picture of Wollewei. An adventurous night ensues, in which Eric finds himself in the fairy-like setting of Wollewei. Among the grass-stalks, he meets a cheerful bumblebee, an inconfident mosquito and two enamoured ladybirds. Impressed by this strange biped that seems to know everything about their habits, the insects take Eric's advice. Until things go wrong. That night, Eric learns a lesson about insects and people.

Credits

Production Company
Egmond Film and Television
Tradewind Pictures GmbH
A Private View
Haut et Court
Co-producer(s)
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Hein Groot
Production Design
Rikke Jelier
Alfred Schaaf
Editing
Els Voorspoels
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands