Erik of het klein insectenboek (film)

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Erik of het klein insectenboek
Directed by Gidi van Liempd
Produced by Hans de Weers
Release date
  • 9 December 2004 (2004-12-09)
Running time
97 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch

Erik of het klein insectenboek (English translation: Erik or the small book of insects) is a 2004 Dutch family film, based on the homonymous book of Godfried Bomans: Erik of het klein insectenboek . It was co-produced with among others the Danish company Zeitgeist.

The film received a Golden Film for 100,000 visitors.


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