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by Antoinette Beumer


Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband’s job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word ‘emancipation’ simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. arrives, she is a little traumatized at having to swap canapés for nappies.

international title: The Happy Housewife
original title: De gelukkige huisvrouw
country: Netherlands
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Antoinette Beumer
film run: 90'
release date: NL 15/04/2010
screenplay: Marnie Blok, Karin van Holst Pellekaan
cast: Carice van Houten, Waldemar Torenstra, René van 't Hof, Matthijs van Nieuwkerk, Jaap Spijkers, Rik Launspach, Marcel Hensema, Eric van der Donk, Lotje van Lunteren
cinematography by: Bert Pot
film editing: Annelien van Wijnbergen
art director: Hubert Pouille
producer: Reinout Oerlemans, Hans de Weers
production: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Inspire Pictures
distributor: Benelux film Distributors Netherlands (BFD)
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