A Funfair Behind the Dikes

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Director: MICHIEL VAN ERP

A warm and amusing portrait of contemporary Holland, a country that sometimes re- sembles a huge national funfair. The Dutch in their hankering quest for FUN!

This first feature-length documentary by Michiel van Erp takes an entertaining and sympathetic look at the Netherlands, its occupants and their pursuit of leisure. From the Gay Pride parade when provincial women gaze at eccentric homosexuals, to the failed launch of the new attraction at an amusement park, to the scuffles over the prized tickets for the classical music festival in Amsterdam, the contemporary Netherlands- joyous, energetic, and vital- is profiled with warmth amusement and compassion. — Holland Film Guide

(In Dutch with English subtitles)

NETHERLANDS • 2006 • 90 MINUTES • DIRECTOR: MICHIEL VAN ERP

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