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Meet the Fokkens

Author: Femke WoltingBruno FelixRob SchröderGabrielle ProvaasLouise FokkensAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Dutch
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Meet Louise and Martine Fokkens: 69-year-old identical twins who have worked as prostitutes in Amsterdam₂s red light district for over 50 years. Louise is newly retired due to arthritis, but Martine carries on, unable to support herself on a state pension. Between explicit scenes of her daily grind, she and Louise stroll the city in matching outfits, recounting hilariously ribald stories from a lifetime of sex work.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Femke Wolting; Bruno Felix; Rob Schröder; Gabrielle Provaas; Louise Fokkens; Martine Fokkens; Submarine (Firm); VPRO.; Kino Lorber, Inc.
OCLC Number: 826870964
Language Note: In Dutch with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Credits: Cinematography, Wiro Felix, Rob Schröder ; editor, Sander Vos ; music, Danny Malando.
Performer(s): Louise Fokkens, Martine Fokkens.
Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Other Titles: Ouwehoeren
Responsibility: a Submarine production in co-production with VPRO Television ; producers, Femke Wolting & Bruno Felix ; directors, Rob Schröder & Gabrielle Provaas.

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Meet Louise and Martine Fokkens: 69-year-old identical twins who have worked as prostitutes in Amsterdam₂s red light district for over 50 years. Louise is newly retired due to arthritis, but Martine carries on, unable to support herself on a state pension. Between explicit scenes of her daily grind, she and Louise stroll the city in matching outfits, recounting hilariously ribald stories from a lifetime of sex work. In Dutch with English subtitles.

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