EN - After his help at a farm fire, Dreas is asked to join the village fire brigade. This arouses all sorts of personal ambitions. He’s even allowed to take a course at the fireman school in Utrecht. But when he fails to extinguish a fire in the bakery in his village, everything goes wrong. He is sacked but soon finds a job as a salesman of a sprinkler system he invented.

FR - Après son intervention lors de l’incendie de la ferme, on propose à Dreas de rejoindre la brigade du feu du village. Cela éveille toutes sortes d’ambitions personnelles. On lui autorise même à suivre des cours dans l’école de pompier d’Utrecht. Mais lorsqu’il ne parvient pas à éteindre le feu dans la boulangerie de son village, les choses tournent mal. Il est licencié, mais retrouve vite du travail en tant que vendeur d’un système d’extincteur automatique qu’il a inventé.

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Title Engine Eleven
Original title Spuit Elf
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 1965

Credits

Cast Paul Cammermans, Jacques Dufilho, Akim Tamiroff, Luc Philips, Carlo Pisacane, Rien Van Nunen, Kitty Courbois, Bernard Droog a.o.
Photography Jean-Jacques Tarbes
Editing Peter Neckheim
Music Enrico Neckheim

Technical specs

Running time film 107’
Colour B/W

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Last edited on 30 July 2015

Short info

Director Paul Cammermans
Producers Paul Kijzer
Writers Paul Cammermans, Hans Croiset
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