De Schippers van de Kameleon

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De Schippers van de Kameleon
Film poster De Schippers van de Kameleon.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Steven de Jong
Marc Willard
Written by Hotze de Roos (novel)
Jean Ummels (screenplay)
Starring Koen van der Donk
Jos van der Donk
Maarten Spanjer
Saar Koningsberger
Joep Sertons
Music by Ronald Schilperoort
Cinematography François Perrier
Anton Stoelwinder
Edited by Paul Bruisjens
Release dates
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time 100 Mins
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch

De Schippers van de Kameleon (2003) is a Dutch family film with as main characters identical twins Koen van der Donk (Hielke Klinkhamer) and Jos van der Donk (Sietse Klinkhamer). The actors are also identical twins, born March 6, 1988. The film is based on the books of Hotze de Roos about the adventures of the twins with their boat, the opduwer De Kameleon.

The film received a Golden Film (100,000 visitors) and a Platinum Film (400,000 visitors) and with 750.000 viewers in cinemas. It was the best viewed Dutch film production in 2003. In 2006 it was chosen as "Best Children's Movie" at the 4th International Film Festival in Eilat, Israel.[1][2][3]

The film also has a sequel, Kameleon 2, with the same characters and actors.

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  1. ^ "De Kameleon beste kinderfilm in Israël" [De Kameleon best children's movie in Israel]. Volkskrant (in Dutch). ANP. 2006-06-08. Retrieved 2010-03-20. "De Schippers van de Kameleon is bekroond als beste kinderfilm op het Filmfestival van Israël. Dat heeft regisseur Steven de Jong donderdag gemeld. De jury bestond uit Israëlische kinderen. (De Schippers van de Kamelon was crowned best children's movie at the Film Festival of Israel. This was reported by director Steven de Jong on Thursday. The jury consisted of Israeli children.)" 
  2. ^ Maimon, Shosh (2006-05-29). "פסטיבל הסרטים באילת - פרסים והוקרות" [Film Festival in Eilat - Awards and Honors]. News1 (in Hebrew). Retrieved 2009-05-15. "'קברניטי הקאמיליון' ההולנדי, בבימויו של סטיבן דה יונג, הוא סרט הילדים הטוב ביותר. (De Schippers van de Kameleon, directed by Steven de Jong, is the best children's movie.)" 
  3. ^ Zilberstein, Ronit (2006-05-28). "5000 איש צפו בפסטיבל הקולנוע הבינלאומי באילת" [5000 people watched the international film festival in Eilat]. Red Sea Communications (in Hebrew). Retrieved 2009-05-15. "סרט הילדים ההולנדי "קברניטי הקאמליון", בבימויו והפקתו של סטיבן דה יונג, זכה בפרס "סרט הילדים הטוב ביותר" על פי בחירת ילדי אילת, אשר שפטו בתחרות. (The Dutch children's movie De Schippers van de Kameleon, directed and produced by Steven de Jong, won the prize of The Best Children's Movie, upon the choice of the children of Eilat, who judged the competition.)" 

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