Verliefd op Ibiza

Verliefd op Ibiza. 2013.

  • Director: Johan Nijenhuis
  • Duration: 112 minutes
  • Genre: comedy
Synopsis: Four storylines intertwined in Ibiza: The successful young footballer Kevin comes to the island accompanied by his girlfriend Elza, meanwhile, Kevins' grandmother observes with concern the relationship of his grandson. Jacky, a divorcee, and her neighbour have different views on what love is. Former rock star, Lex, invites his three daughters to celebrate his 55th birthday. Dylan and Boyd are two brothers who dream of becoming famous DJs.

Commentary:

Hit movie filmed in Ibiza, in the months of May and June 2012. Released on January 31, 2013 in Holland, ‘Verliefd op Ibiza’ was seen by over 100,000 viewers during the first weekend.

The film was a huge promotion for the island, attracting a lot of tourists from the Netherlands. Copyright of the film has been sold to countries like France, Russia, Ukraine and Germany, among others. The success of ‘Verliefd op Ibiza’ also led to the shooting of an eight episode series on the island in 2013, in which no scenes of festive were shown on the island. According to producer Nathalie Moser, this was because of the time slot is was to be issued was dedicated to a more family-friendly viewer.

‘Verliefd op Ibiza’ has, besides many other Ibizan locations, recorded scenes in the neighbourhoods of la Marina and Passeig Marítim de Vila, and Platja d’en Bossa, Ses Salines, Cala d’Hort, Cala Comte and S’Estanyol.

The film stars well known Dutch performers, and also counts with the participation of DJ Armin van Buuren and Ibizan actors Keesy Harmsen, Rayja Willem and Ana Vide.

Commentary written by Enrique Villalonga, head of the production company Filmótica.

References:

Diario de Ibiza. Article by Sofía Nogués. August 26, 2013.

Nou Diari. August 26, 2013.

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  • TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Producer Farmhouse Film and TV y Johan Nijenhuis anc Co (Holanda)
  • Director Johan Nijenhuis
  • Photography Maarten van Keller
  • Art Direction Martina Fehmer y Margriet Procee
  • Edition Bas Icke
  • Music Matthijs Kieboom, Martijn Schimmer y Armin van Buuren
  • Sound designer Jan Deca
  • Casting Willeke van Ammelrooy, Simone Kleinsma, Jim Bakkum, Kim Feenstra, Simone Kleinsma, Jan Kooijman, Rick Engelkes, Gigi Ravelli, Marius Gottlieb, Sanne Vogel, Kimberly Klaver, Mitta van der Maat, Jasper Gottlieb, Marly van der Velden, Kaj Kurver Dumas, Yannick Juijn, Kimberley Klaver, Pip Pellens, Patrick Martens, Emma Pelckmans, Antony Arandia, Don van Schie, Keesy Harmsen, Rayja Willem, Ana Vide, Jerry Brownstein, Marc Lloret y Armin van Buuren