|Oysters at Nam Kee's|
|Directed by||Pollo de Pimentel|
|Produced by|| Hans de Weers |
Hans de Wolf
|Written by|| Kees van Beijnum (novel)|
Hans de Wolf (screenplay)
|Starring|| Katja Schuurman |
Egbert Jan Weeber
|Budget||€ 2,2 million|
Oysters at Nam Kee's (Dutch : Oesters van Nam Kee) is a 2002 Dutch drama film, directed by Pollo de Pimentel, starring Katja Schuurman and Egbert Jan Weeber.
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Berry (Egbert Jan Weeber) is a boy who plays fast and loose and likes to hang around with his friends. One day he meets Thera (Katja Schuurman), a girl who's a little bit older, and she turns his head around. They start a romance culminating in a meetup at Nam Kee, a Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam where they have oysters for dinner. Suddenly Thera disappears and Berry becomes crazy of the silence and his unrequited love.
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