Adap­ta­tion of Cherry Duyns’s debut novel about the life of a boy who was born in 1944 as the son of a German-Dutch couple of artists. It is June 1988. Trav­el­ling to his rela­tives in Germany, the man on the train is confronted with soccer fans who are on their way to attend the match Holland-Germany in the Euro­pean Soccer Cham­pi­onships. The revival of anti-German senti­ments evokes memo­ries of his child­hood. De zondagsjongen is a film, larded with flash­backs, about loyalty, love, treason and liberation.

Title: De zondagsjongen
Year: 1991
Duration : 1 hour, 30 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1991

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