Met grote blijdschap Feature film, 2001, 90 min.

Psychological thriller in which the socially successful Luc Sipkes unexpectedly discovers that his brother Ad, who has been missing for fifteen years, is leading a hermit's life in the Belgian Ardennes. Together with his heavily pregnant wife Mieke, Luc pays a visit to his frugal brother. He is living together with Luc's ex-girlfriend Els and both seem to be very tense. To find out the real reasons behind Ad's disappearance, Luc decides to stay a little longer. When strange noises come from his brother's illegal gin still, Luc takes a look. A shocking and tragic family secret is revealed. Met grote blijdschap (With Great Joy) is part of a film series that was produced within the scope of the No More Heroes project, an initiative enabling young and talented writers and filmmakers to realise a feature film.

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NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf (3)





  1. Frans van Gestel
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  1. Menno Boerema (1958-2019)
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