Still from Lepel

Sunday, 11 January 2015: Lepel

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 15:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Children's and Family Films

Director: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Netherlands 2005, 96 mins, Not Rated

"heartwarming and imaginative…" De Telegraaf

After the mysterious disappearance of his parents, Lepel or ‘Spoon’, a nine-year-old boy, must live with his mean grandmother, Koppenol, who gets him to steal buttons from clothes in a department store. Spoon manages to escape and hide in the store, with tough girl Pleun. Together they try to find his parents, helped by Max, a friendly sales assistant, and others. In Dutch with English subtitles.

"Magic moments and a range of adult archetypes combine to create an aura of a modern fairy tale." Russell Edwards, Variety

Further reading

  1. Variety
  2. Cineman