Light-hearted tele­vi­sion drama about a love affair between two men, both teachers. It is 1966. A young music teacher goes to teach at the local secondary on a small island in the Wadden Sea. He falls in love with the teacher Duits, who answers his feel­ings and unusual inti­macy ensues. Duits thinks their rela­tion­ship can still blossom when he becomes head­master and marries the gym teacher. However the music teacher refuses to conform to his friend’s weak atti­tude. During the festiv­i­ties to mark the fairy­tale wedding between Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus, he realises their love is doomed and he leaves the island. However when he returns to the Wadden island thirty years later, their love has not yet cooled.

Credits

Director
Production Design
Set geluid
Montage
Production company
NTR

Title: Frans en Duits
Year: 1995
Duration : 50 minutes
Category: Short TV drama
Edition: NFF 1995

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Televisiedrama (1995)
Mieke de Jong
Beste Televisiedrama (1995)
Orlow Seunke

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