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2023 / 94' / Netherlands

Jaap Peter, a lively 16-year-old boy, eagerly prepares for his older sister's wedding at their beloved grandfather's country house. As the whole family rallies together to create the perfect celebration, Jaap Peter falls in love for the first time. But when the girl of his dreams is smitten with his younger sister Joe instead, Jaap Peter is disheartened and loses interest in the wedding. Until he realises that his presence and the unbreakable bond of his family are vital in making the party a success.


Screenings schedule:

13.07.2024 at 13:30, Oscar Cinema, 1a Sportyvna Square (Gulliver Shopping Mall, 7th floor, Kyiv), Red Hall




Margien Rogaar is a Dutch film director based in Amsterdam. She works on feature films as well as television drama. Her work focuses on the theme of growing up and getting wiser. After she graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy she directed several shorts as well as plays for Dutch Television. Her 2007 short film BREATH (ZUCHT) was selected for the NISI MASA programme in Semaine de la Critique. 

She directed her first feature film MAYBE SWEDEN in (2006), followed by BON VOYAGE  (2010) and SCRAP WOOD WAR (2014). Both films, developed with scriptwriter Tijs van Marle, concentrate on the lives of children and their families.

In 2023 she created the television series LAMPJE, about a brave young girl who lives in a lighthouse and saves a mermaid-boy. JIPPIE NO MORE! Is Rogaars latest feature film, which world premiered as the opening film of Cinekid, Amsterdam, in 2023.

Selected filmography

  • Maybe Sweden In (2006)

  • Bon Voyage  (2010)

  • Doctor Cheezy (2011)

  • Scrap Wood War (2014)

  • Jippie No More! (2023)


Producer: Iris Otten, Sander van Meurs

Screenwriter: Fiona van Heemstraра

DOP: Sal Kroonenberg

Composer: Rik Elstgeest

Cast: Wesley van Klink, Guido Pollemans, Lotte Jonker, Aus Greidanus Sr, Hannah van Lunteren, Carmen van Zantwijk, Carina de Vroome, Joep Paddenburg, Kee Derwig

Production: Juliet (at Pupkin)

Sales agent: m-appeal


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