Shirley Valentijn

Shireen Strooker Television drama - 1997 - 80 min.

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Television version of the play Shirley Valentine from 1986 by Willy Russell (film version from 1989 directed by Lewis Gilbert). Anne-Wil Blankers is the tired housewife who babbles on to the viewer about her life, her children, her boring husband, who really needs a holiday, but doesn't know how to tell him. When she finally decides to go to Greece with her girlfriend Nel, her life takes a surprising turn. She decides not to return to the safety of home.


Director(s) Shireen Strooker
Script Willy Russell
Producer(s) Hans de Weers
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Jessica Wijsenbeek
Ans Roels
Sound on Set
Boy van Hattum