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Peter Bell (2002)

Pietje Bell (original title)
A scamp with a heart of gold.

Director:

Maria Peters

Writers:

Chris van Abkoude (novel), Maria Peters
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Quinten Schram ... Pietje Bell
Frensch de Groot Frensch de Groot ... Sproet
Sjoerd Metz Sjoerd Metz ... Peentje
Jordy Mul Jordy Mul ... Engeltje
Serge Price Serge Price ... Kees
Nicky Burger Nicky Burger ... Jaap
Felix Strategier Felix Strategier ... Vader Bell
Angela Groothuizen Angela Groothuizen ... Moeder Bell
Katja Herbers ... Martha Bell
Stijn Westenend Stijn Westenend ... Jozef Geelman
Arjan Ederveen Arjan Ederveen ... Drogist Geelman
Marjan Luif Marjan Luif ... Tante Cato
Rick Engelkes Rick Engelkes ... Paul Velinga
Herman Vinck Herman Vinck ... Eindredacteur
Wilfried de Jong Wilfried de Jong ... Distributeur van Dijk
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A scamp with a heart of gold.

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OK movie
25 December 2004 | by abknorSee all my reviews

Pietje Bell left me with the same impression as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone, which is: nice images, good adventure, so-so acting of the leads and sometimes irksome dialogue.

The Rotterdam of the 1920s was convincingly portrayed. There was a cartoonesque feel to the decor, which made it easier to focus on the story. The nose of aunt Cato was hard to believe in though, and drew attention to the fact that I was watching a film. Also the newspaper manager acted too 'modern' for my taste.

I did have a bit of a hard time believing the sister wanting to date the gruesome Joseph. Which, in a sense, is a compliment for the two actors, because they managed to convincingly portray good and bad.


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Country:

Netherlands | Germany

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

17 November 2002 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Bell See more »

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Budget:

EUR6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,865,557
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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