Potato grower Jaap (Frank Lammers) runs his farm all by himself, to his satis­fac­tion. His peaceful life is disrupted when his sister and her husband are murdered — a settle­ment within the crim­inal circuit of Amsterdam. It turns out that Jaap is the only remaining rela­tive of his nephew Xander (Daniel Römer). He is asked to temporarily’ take him under his charge. An inevitable clash of char­ac­ters and culture ensues, but still a cautious rela­tion­ship slowly develops. Mean­while, Xander is sought by the crim­inal whose accoun­tant Xander’s father used to be. The boy appears to possess some essen­tial data. The film, giving ample space to gorgeous shots of panoramic views and soli­tarily ploughing farmers, grad­u­ally works up to the climax: the annual Peteeto Ball in the farming commu­nity, concluded by an unex­pected dénouement.

Title: Eigenheimers
Year: 2006
Duration : 1 hour, 30 minutes
Category: Long TV drama
Edition: NFF 2006

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