Frans en Duits

Orlow Seunke Television drama - 1995 - 50 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Televisiedrama Mieke de JongOrlow Seunke

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Light-hearted television drama about a love affair between two men, both teachers. It is 1966. A young music teacher goes to teach at the local secondary on a small island in the Wadden Sea. He falls in love with the teacher Duits, who answers his feelings and unusual intimacy ensues. Duits thinks their relationship can still blossom when he becomes headmaster and marries the gym teacher. However the music teacher refuses to conform to his friend's weak attitude. During the festivities to mark the fairytale wedding between Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus, he realises their love is doomed and he leaves the island. However when he returns to the Wadden island thirty years later, their love has not yet cooled.

Credits

Director(s) Orlow Seunke
Producer(s) Mirjam van Rijn
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Hemmo Sportel
Editing
Sound on Set
Ben Zijlstra
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands