|Erik of het klein insectenboek|
|Directed by||Gidi van Liempd|
|Produced by||Hans de Weers|
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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