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De Beentjes van Sint-Hildegard

Director: Johan Nijenhuis
Relationship comedy about stifling love, which Jan (Herman Finkers in his first film feature) can briefly escape after 35 years of marriage... in a nursing home.
Jan (Herman Finkers) has been married to Gedda (Johanna ter Steege) for 35 years. Gedda loves Jan so much that he finds it quite stifling. To her, marriage is a form of assisted living. In an attempt to get more space, Jan cuts such capers that he ends up in a nursing home. Their daughter Liesbeth (Leonie ter Braak), meanwhile, is in a similar relationship boat. This raises the question: How much love is too much love? Finkers also adapted the script for this comedy, which is spoken in the regional Twente dialect.

Title: De Beentjes van Sint-Hildegard
Year: 2020
Duration : 1 hour, 44 minutes
Category: Feature fiction film
Edition: NFF 2020
Family affairsPlatina FilmHumorDramaReizen

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Film (2020)
Johan Nijenhuis
Beste Film (2020)
Ingmar Menning
Beste Montage (2020)
Bas Icke, NCE
Beste Scenario (2020)
Herman Finkers

Other awards

Platina Film (400.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2020)

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