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Jackie (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 10 May 2012 (Netherlands)
Dutch twin sisters travel to America to look for their long-lost mother.

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Antoinette Beumer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carice van Houten ... Sofie
Jelka van Houten ... Daan
Holly Hunter ... Jackie
Jacob Browne ... Nurse Larry
Jeroen Spitzenberger ... Joost
Paul Hoes Paul Hoes ... Marcel
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Harm
Hajo Bruins Hajo Bruins ... Robert (as Hayo Bruins)
Elise Schaap ... Rosa
Michelle Waterson Michelle Waterson ... Chinese Waitress
Jim Terr Jim Terr ... Lee
Karen M. Hudson ... Lee's Wife (as Karen Hudson)
Bryan Head ... Clumsy Boy
Robyn Reede ... Bad Karoke Singer
Kenneth Miller ... Rapist / Man #1
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Storyline

An American surrogate ( holly hunter) has female twin daughters in Holland for two male partners and has no contact with them and no family except them when she breaks her leg and needs support to get well. The twins now in their late 20s fly to America from Europe to meet her when shes released from the hospital. Hollys only possession is an old run down RV and the three set off in the RV on their mutual adventure! Written by kateann1027

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

English | Dutch

Release Date:

10 May 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie - Wer braucht schon eine Mutter See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,912,742
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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The actresses that play twins in the movie are sisters in real life. But Carice is in fact two years older than Jelka Van Houten. See more »

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Worth watching, but odd
12 May 2014 | by birckSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this film, whether because of or in spite of some of its peculiarities, I know not. Two young adult dutch sisters, with lives in Holland as problematic as anybody's, get word that their absentee American mother has gone into a hospital in New Mexico, dare each other to take on the job, and wind up still together, meeting her for the first time at a rehab center in the States. The story is of how they all get to know each other and how the sisters are able to make some changes of their own, thanks to the journey. Oddly, many sexes are represented here, but decent non-macho, non-dickhead males are thin on the ground. To be fair, that doesn't seem to be a poke at Americans, since the sisters have the same issues to deal with back in Amsterdam-and are forced to deal with them via Skype during the road trip; just odd. Another oddness is that the filmmakers set and shot the story in a New Mexico that could have been the location for "the Road". It's a flat, barren wasteland that looks more like the deserts of West Texas or Oklahoma than like anybody's Land of Enchantment. Their trip takes them through one cruddy jerkwater roadhouse after another. That serves to point out that, yes, some Europeans do like American Country-Western music. But what happened to the Rocky Mountains, Santa Fe and Albequerque? New Mexico can be spectacular, but the director seems to have chosen what she found under a rock instead. Odd. If for no other reason, this film is worth watching for the "Dykes on Bikes" sequence. I will say no more.


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