Lang leve de koningin

Esmé Lammers Feature film - 1995 - 115 min.
All ages

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Lange Speelfilm Dick Maas

Gouden Kalf nominee

Beste Actrice Tiba Tossijn

Beste Regie Esmé Lammers

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Children’s film about the little girl Sara who learns to play chess. In her rich fantasy, the white queen comes to life and she ends up in the game herself.

Youth film about the little girl Sara as she learns to play chess. She is greatly assisted by her imagination, in which the white queen comes to life and Sara becomes part of the chess play. Lammers based her début on the classic Oom Jan leert zijn neefje schaken (Uncle John teaches his nephew to plat chess) by her grandfather and chess grandmaster Max Euwe.


Director(s) Esmé Lammers
Producer(s) Dick Maas
Laurens Geels
Production Company
First Floor Features
Director of Photography
Marc Felperlaan
Production Design
Rikke Jelier
Alfred Schaaf
Sound on Set
Production Country