Mister Twister goes camping is the sequel to the successful family film Mister Twister Class of Fun. When Ms Dreus, the stern headmistress, unexpectedly has to leave camp, Mr Casey is ... See full summary »
Teacher ("Mees") Kees and his class have to perform a play on stage in a nearby elderly-home. Instead of performing the original play written by the head mistress they decide to improvise, ... See full summary »
The school where Mees Kees works is participating in a future project. Despite all creative ideas Mees Kees and his class have, director Dreus has them implementing her ideas about the ... See full summary »
The classroom is astonished when their teacher tells them his big secret: sometimes he turns into a frog. Two kids see it as their task to protect his secret.. and to keep him out of the beak of a stork.
Anna van der Heide
Bobby van Vleuten,
Fat adolescent Dik Trom enjoys growing up in a hedonistic town devoted to food and fun. When a restaurant chain offers his father the life-long-dreamed opportunity to run his own, the Trom ... See full summary »
Eva van der Gucht,
On a quest to find a new home young Pluk in his little red crane wagon end up in the Petteflet. He moves in to a little deserted tower room and quickly befriends some of the inhabitants and... See full summary »
Pieter van Rijn
Janieck van de Polder,
There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Saint Nicholas; Winky just asks him for a horse. Then everything will work out alright. Or will it?
The premise of this kids' film is promising, if not particularly original. Meester Kees, a young student supply (US: substitute) teacher is assigned to a strict middle school whose principal believes that all work and no play makes Jack a wise boy. Kees has other ideas; he thinks that learning should be fun. His unconventional methods inevitably lead him into conflict and ultimately trouble with his boss.
The story is told from the perspective of the students and ably highlights the incomprehensibility of adults in a way that younger viewers are bound to love.
The problem with the film is that Mees Kees himself is not an inspired teacher. He is socially and professionally inept to the point of incompetence. He bumbles his way through class, teaching them nothing. In reality, his spirited pupils would have eaten him alive, rather than falling for him.
This is a charming film with great performances from the young cast, including Kees himself, but the fundamental flaw in the plot spoiled it for me. No doubt that's just because I'm getting on a bit...
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