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Character (1997)

R
122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
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Writers
Ferdinand Bordewijk (short story "Dreverhaven en Katadreuffe" and novel "Karakter") (as F. Bordewijk) | Laurens Geels (screenplay) | Mike van Diem (screenplay) | Ruud van Megen (screenplay)
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Paleis van Boem (as Het Paleis van Boem)
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Budget
$ 4,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 37,268
Gross (USA)
$ 713,413
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Release date
Mar 27, 1998 (United States)

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Jan Decleir
Dreverhaven Dreverhaven   See fewer
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Fedja van Huêt
Katadreuffe Katadreuffe   See fewer
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Tamar van den Dop
Lorna Te George Lorna Te George   See fewer
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Victor Löw
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Hans Kesting
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Lou Landré
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Bernard Droog
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Frans Vorstman
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Fred Goessens
Schuwagt Schuwagt   See fewer
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Jasper Gottlieb
Jacob 6 jaar Jacob 6 jaar   See fewer
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Marius Gottlieb
Jacob 6 jaar Jacob 6 jaar   See fewer
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Pavlik Jansen op de Haar
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Marisa Van Eyle
Jiffrouw Sibculo Jiffrouw Sibculo   See fewer
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Jack Hedley
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Cas Jansen
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Rick van Gastel
Jongen waarmee Katadreuffe vecht als jongen Jongen waarmee Katadreuffe vecht als jongen   See fewer
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Malgorzata Napiórkowska
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Annemarie Grosfeld
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Dana Huizinga
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Yvonne Popa
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Dennis Overeem
Boer (uncredited) Boer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Maxwell Reeves
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Loopjongen Pietje (uncredited) Loopjongen Pietje (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 9,735 votes