Malle Appie

Karin Junger Long documentary - 2002 - 60 min.

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Dutch artist Albert Mol (1917-2004) became famous as a dancer, choreographer, entertainer, actor and writer, but is indelibly stamped on the national memory through his appearances as a permanent panel member on the TV game show Wie van de drie in the seventies and because he was so candid about his homosexuality. Malle Appie follows Mol when he has been living for thirty-three years with his partner Guerdon Bill, who faithfully and lovingly takes care of the now aged and ailing Mol in their secluded farmhouse in the east of the Netherlands. Director Karin Junger tries to draw out Mol in all sorts of ways, but he remains a born artist. `You're dejected, aren't you?', the filmmaker informs. Mol immediately retorts that he is peaceful, quiet, and `doesn't regret anything'. From his sickbed, `Crazy Appie' still directed his own show.

Credits

Director(s) Karin Junger
Producer(s) Carmen Cobos
Production Company Ryninks Holding BV
Director of Photography
Editing
Teun Pfeil
Mixage
Sound on Set
Christien van Roon
Cast
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands