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Fons Rademakers

Mira of de teleurgang van de waterhoek (Mira)

95' - 1971 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: Dutch
Director: Fons Rademakers Composer: Georges Delerue With: Willeke Van Ammelrooy, Jan Decleir, Carlos van Lanckere
The hamlet "Waterhoek" on the Scheldt is only connected by a ferry with the outside wor1d. The planning of a bridge causes a rebellion of the inhabitants. Lander attacks the geometer and his assistants in charge of the measurement. The geometer and one of his assistants get killed. Lander is caught by the police and taken away from the village whilst Mira, his niece and mistress, watches him, unmoved. In the tavern, she has made the acquaintance of Maurice Rondeau, engineer in charge of the construction of the bridge. Maurice, a shy, well educated young man, falls immediately in love with Mira. They marry and inaugurate the bridge...

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Credits

Director

Fons Rademakers

Composer

Georges Delerue

With

Willeke Van Ammelrooy, Jan Decleir, Carlos van Lanckere

Scenario

Hugo Claus, Magda Reypens, Stijn Streuvels

Director of Photography

Eduard van der Enden

Editor

Jan Dop

Producer

Fons Rademakers, Jan van Raemdonck

More information

Dialogue

Dutch

Countries of production

Belgium

Screenplay based on

"Mira of de teleurgang van de waterhoek" (Stijn Streuvels)

Year

1971

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