This movie is about a brass band in the fictional place of Brederwiede. When they want to compete in a competition the band splits up in two, because the two lead men in the band can’t agree on the music.
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In a rural Venice dedicated to playing music, a fit of laughter can dig up trenches and an acoustic failure can lead to a genuine community war. Amidst cows being taken on romantic fluvial trips, opinionated ducks and amusing ganster boat races, the brass praphernalia of an orchestra is declared the most treasured booty and preyed on accordingly. The film rolls smoothly through reedy interiors and knee-high channels.
Vintage Haanstra. Such love for the village people in this b/w story focusing on an imagined brassband at 'Lagerwiede', The Netherlands. The musical union is being broken by a fight between two musicians. A local competition is coming up...
Rural comedy with splendid photography.