Mijn Opa de Bankrover

My Grandpa, The Bankrobber
  • The Netherlands
  • 90
  • 10 years & above
  • director
    Ineke Houtman
  • screenplay
    Sjoerd Kuyper
  • cinematography
    Theo Bierkens
  • music
    Vincent van Warmerdam
  • editing
    Michiel Reichwein
  • cast
    Zoë van der Kust, Michiel Romeijn, Waldemar Torenstra, Tanja Jess, Loes Haverkort
  • producers
    Leontine Petit & Joost de Vries
  • production
    Lemming Film
  • sales
    Lemming Film
  • format
    35 mm


Grace wants to find out everything about her dark Surinam father, whom she never knew. Her Grandpa is the only one who can help, but the family wants to put him in a retirement home. She convinces him to use his savings to travel to Surinam with her. But unfortunately the family blocks his bank account...


Born in 1956, Ineke Houtman studied literature for a while before taking up studies in cinematography and film directing at the Netherlands Film and Television Academy. A cinematographer and director, she has worked on films such as Paul Verhoeven’s SPETTERS on which she was camera assistant. Her work as a director has largely been for children’s television.


Date, time Venue
  • Mon, 2011-12-05 12:00
  • Thu, 2011-12-08 12:00
Multikino 51