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Tuschinski Award-winning graduation film by director Joram Lürsen is a Dutch melodrama about the not so fortunate career of Abe, who taught his pal Marco van Basten to play soccer as a boy. Abe's unemployed father desperately wants his son to become a famous soccer player. One day, Abe is invited to come and play a test match for Ajax.


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Production company
Nederlandse Filmacademie

Title: De finales
Year: 1990
Duration : 45 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 1990

Gouden Kalf nominees

Other awards

Tuschinski Award (1990)

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