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Ellis in Glamourland (2004)

Ten years after her failed marriage, recently fired mother Ellis "El" Vermeulen (Linda de Mol) and preteen son Thijsje (Hylke de Haan) get peanuts while her ex spends everything on new ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda de Mol Linda de Mol ... Ellis
Joan Collins ... Susan
Chris Tates Chris Tates ... Gijs
Kees Hulst ... Meindert Jan
Tjebbo Gerritsma Tjebbo Gerritsma ... Jack
Horace Cohen ... Jos
Joan Nederlof Joan Nederlof ... Kitty Mendoza
Jacqueline Blom Jacqueline Blom ... Anita
Tjitske Reidinga ... Roosje
Nelly Frijda Nelly Frijda ... Moeder Ellis
Hylke de Haan Hylke de Haan ... Thijsje
Ruben van der Meer ... Vriend Jack
Walter Crommelin Walter Crommelin ... Chaffeur Meindert Jan
Fred Vaassen Fred Vaassen ... Baas Lunchroom
Trudy de Jong Trudy de Jong ... Serveerster


Ten years after her failed marriage, recently fired mother Ellis "El" Vermeulen (Linda de Mol) and preteen son Thijsje (Hylke de Haan) get peanuts while her ex spends everything on new flame Mirella. She finally takes Susan's (Dame Joan Collins') amoral course "How To Marry A Millionaire". She actually gets socialites interested, including hunk Gijs (Chris Tates), a fine substitute dad for Thijsje. Of course, there is a catch. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance



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Dutch | English

Release Date:

30 September 2004 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Ellis Csodaországban See more »


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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 Anamorphic
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Fun, fun, fun
18 November 2006 | by soeberSee all my reviews

Can't believe this has not been picked up internationally yet. Could be called HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE.

Good story, well crafted, and some hilarious jokes that come too close to the truth of the dating rules. Ever heard of the book THE RULES: HOW TO FIND A MAN AND GET HIM BEFORE THE ALTAR ? it looks like Joan Collins teaches from those rules. A must see for anyone over 35 and desperate to find the right husband. Linda de Mol delivers a decent performance (I never was a fan of her but do like her in this film) as a single mother desperate to give her child a better future. When her friends signs her up for a course "how to marry a rich man" she hates the idea at first, but when her ex-husband lets her down again by not paying for his son's soccer camp (the poor kid is left alone at the bus stop), she does sign up for the course. Joan Collins sees a next Cinderella in her. "good bone structure"...

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