MEET THE FOKKENS

OUWEHOEREN

By Gabriëlle PROVAAS, Rob SCHRÖDER

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Documentary - Completed 2011

Louise and Martine Fokkens are identical twins and
for over 40 years they were working as prostitutes
This film is a portrait of these remarkable women,
as well as a history of the Red Light District in Amsterdam.

Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2012
Doc Corner
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • DUTCH, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gabriëlle PROVAAS, Rob SCHRÖDER
    • Producer(s)
    • Femke WOLTING (Submarine), Bruno FELIX (Submarine)
    • Synopsis
    • Louise and Martine Fokkens are identical twins. For over 40 years they were working as prostitutes. They freed themselves from the control of their pimps, ran their own brothel, and set up the first informal trade union for prostitutes. Now they bid their farewells. A portrait of these remarkable women, as well as a history of the Red Light District in Amsterdam over the past fifty years.
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