Dutch artist Albert Mol (1917−2004) became famous as a dancer, chore­o­g­ra­pher, enter­tainer, actor and writer, but is indelibly stamped on the national memory through his appear­ances as a perma­nent panel member on the TV game show Wie van de drie in the seven­ties and because he was so candid about his homo­sex­u­ality. Malle Appie follows Mol when he has been living for thirty-three years with his partner Guerdon Bill, who faith­fully and lovingly takes care of the now aged and ailing Mol in their secluded farm­house in the east of the Nether­lands. Director Karin Junger tries to draw out Mol in all sorts of ways, but he remains a born artist. You’re dejected, aren’t you?’, the film­maker informs. Mol imme­di­ately retorts that he is peaceful, quiet, and doesn’t regret anything’. From his sickbed, Crazy Appie’ still directed his own show.


Production company
Ryninks Holding BV
TV company

Title: Malle Appie
Year: 2002
Duration : 1 hour
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2003

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