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Marathon by Diederick Koopal
Marathon, The

Marathon, The

For four disillusioned men there is more at stake than merely finishing the Rotterdam marathon.

Gerard, Leo, Kees and Nico are four best friends who work together in Gerard's garage. But the business isn't going all that well, so the four friends come up with the brilliant idea of finding a sponsor who will pay them to run the Rotterdam marathon. In this way they can save the garage from bankruptcy. For the four friends however, there is a lot more at stake…

120’ / DCP / colour

Genre: comedy
Original title: DE MARATHON
Dir: Diederick Koopal
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama
Co-prod: Inspire Pictures       
Sc: Martin van Waardenberg, Gerard Meuldijk           
D.O.P.: Jeroen de Bruin
Completed: October 2012       
Language: Dutch
Cast: Stefan de Walle, Martin van Waardenberg, Marcel Hensema (NICK, THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING), Frank Lammers (THE GANG OF OSS, BULLHEAD), Mimoun Oaissa (THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE, KICKS).   

Festivals a.o:
Jakarta European Film Festival - Europe on Screen
Denver Film Festival - Starz
Pantalla Pinamar International Film Festival

Diederick Koopal:
First feature film.

Eyeworks Film & TV Drama
Ph: +31 20 666 1892

Sales: Mountain Road Entertainment Group
Ph: +31 6 5394 8986

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Press Releases
31-10-2012  Marathon awarded Golden Film