Public Works

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1888: a luthier, Vedder, has to step aside when his home, opposite the recently completed Central Station in Amsterdam, must yield for the planned Victoria Hotel. His cousin Anijs, pharmacist in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands, has gotten into a fix after illegal medical practices, and is looking for a way out. For himself and his wife Martha, but also for a colony of poor peat cutters whom he promises a future in the United States. Committed - or is it pride? - the two of them think up a scheme from which they all will fully benefit. With tragic consequences.

  1. Joram L├╝rsen


  2. Thomas Rosenboom


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gijs Scholten van Aschat

    Gijs Scholten van Aschat


  2. Jacob Derwig

    Jacob Derwig


  3. Rifka Lodeizen

    Rifka Lodeizen


  4. Zeb Troostwijk

    Klein Pet

  5. Juda Goslinga

    Juda Goslinga


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Public Works
Public Works


Original Title Publieke Werken

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 10, 2015


    Potentially harmful to children under 16 years; broadcasting is not allowed before 10:00 pm.

Original Language Dutch; Flemish

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget -

Revenue -



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