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Ben Sombogaart

Mijn vader woont in Rio (My father lives in Rio)

Edition 1989
92' - 1989 - Drama, Family - Dialogue: Dutch
Director: Ben Sombogaart Composer: Karel van Kleist, Nout Grupstra With: Wenneke Janssen, Geert de Jong, Peter Faber, Gerard Thoolen
Liesje is a girl of about ten years of age. She lives with her mother in an old house; up until a little while ago, her grandfather also lived here, but when he died Liesje lost her best friend. She regularly writes letters to her father about all her dreams and her plans. Her father supposedly Jives in Rio, hut in fact, he is in jail somewhere in Holland. When Liesje rummages one day in her grandfather's desk, she discovers a stamp collection. As she would really like to fly to Rio to see her father, she secretly sells the collection to obtain the money for her flight. She is already on the plane when her mother finds out... (pressbook)

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Credits

Director

Ben Sombogaart

Composer

Karel van Kleist, Nout Grupstra

With

Wenneke Janssen, Geert de Jong, Peter Faber, Gerard Thoolen

Scenario

Ben Sombogaart, Burny Bos

Director of Photography

Jules van den Steenhoven

Editor

Sys Zevenbergen, Rimko Haanstra

More information

Dialogue

Dutch

Countries of production

The Netherlands

Screenplay based on

Mijn vader woont in Rio, boek van Burney Bos

Year

1989

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