In the 1980s, Amsterdam is more or less Sodom and Gomorra at the same time. Plus, there is a chance of (squatters) mayhem surrounding the coronation of Princess Beatrix. A lot of work to be done for fledgling detective De Cock (‘spelled C-O-C-K’), and his streetwise partner Montijn.
Amsterdam, 1980. The Dutch capital under stress. Squatters’ riots, illegal drug trafficking and the imminent coronation of Princess Beatrix, potentially with an attempted murder: fledgling detective De Cock has his hands full. His partner at Warmoesstraat police station Montijn, rooted in the old Amsterdam Jordaan district, plays fast and loose with the law himself. Whodunit with action, humour and a juicy Amsterdam brogue, based on the works of A.C. Baantjer.

Title: Baantjer het begin
Year: 2019
Duration : 1 hour, 51 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2020

All 40 GoldMaatschappijHumorDramaAction & AdventureGeschiedenisMisdaad

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Production Design (2019)
Kurt Loyens

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Vrouwelijke Bijrol (2019)
Jelka van Houten
Beste Vrouwelijke Bijrol (2019)
Lisa Smit
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2019)
Fedja van Huêt
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2019)
Robert de Hoog
Beste Muziek (2019)
Joris Oonk

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