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Jippie No More!

(Jippie No More!)

by Margien Rogaar

The Netherlands, 2023, 94'

A family film about first loves and one wedding

Jaap Peter, a lively 16-year-old boy, eagerly prepares for his older sister's wedding at their beloved grandfather's country house. As the whole family rallies together to create the perfect celebration, Jaap Peter falls in love for the first time. But when the girl of his dreams is smitten with his younger sister Joe instead, Jaap Peter is disheartened and loses interest in the wedding. Until he realises that his presence and the unbreakable bond of his family are vital in making the party a success.

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Awards

Youth Jury Award and Best Dutch Children's Film - Audience Award- Cinekid 2023

Festivals

Cinekid 2023
JEF (Youth FF Antwerp) 2024
FIFEM 2024
Stockholm Junior IFF 2024
Zlin FF 2024
TIFF Cluj 2024
Odessa IFF 2024

Cast & Crew

With: Wesley van Klink, Guido Pollemans, Lotte Jonker, Aus Greidanus Sr, Hannah van Lunteren, Carmen van Zantwijk, Carina de Vroome, Joep Paddenburg, Kee Derwig

Production company: Juliet (at Pupkin)
Producer: Iris Otten & Sander van Meurs
Delegated Producer: Nathalie van der Burg
Co-producers: Martien Vlietman, VPRO

Margien Rogaar

Margien Rogaar is a Dutch film director based in Amsterdam. She works on feature films as well as television drama. Her work focuses on the theme of growing up and getting wiser. After she graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy she directed several shorts as well as plays for Dutch Television. Her 2007 short film BREATH (ZUCHT) was selected for the NISI MASA programme in Semaine de la Critique.
She directed her first feature film MAYBE SWEDEN in (2006), followed by BON VOYAGE (2010) and SCRAP WOOD WAR (2014). Both films, developed with scriptwriter Tijs van Marle, concentrate on the lives of children and their families. 
Rogaar then completed two television series for children. DOCTOR CHEEZY (2011) is an adventurous story about five children who escape from fat camp in order to get a Hamburger. In 2016 she made REMI, NOBODYS BOY (ALLEEN OP DE WERELD), a contemporary Christmas feuilleton based on the book Sans Famille by Hector Malot. REMI, NOBODYS BOY was nominated for an Emmy Award. 
In 2023 she created the television series LAMPJE, about a brave young girl who lives in a lighthouse and saves a mermaid-boy. JIPPIE NO MORE! Is Rogaars latest feature film, which world premiered as the opening film of Cinekid, Amsterdam, in 2023.

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