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The story about a wild week at the Spanish coast. Romance at the beach, competition on the dance floor. Salty water, sweet kisses...

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Johan Nijenhuis

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Georgina Verbaan ... Janet
Daan Schuurmans ... Rens
Katja Schuurman ... Frida
Kürt Rogiers Kürt Rogiers ... Tommy
John Wijdenbosch John Wijdenbosch ... Björn
Michiel Huisman ... Bart
Anniek Pheifer ... Maureen
Peggy Jane de Schepper ... Angela (as Peggy-Jane de Schepper)
Nadja Hüpscher Nadja Hüpscher ... Joyce
Wolter Muller Wolter Muller ... Stuart
Ian Bok Ian Bok ... Ted
Victor Löw ... Ian
Ann Ceurvels Ann Ceurvels ... Kayra
Joyce De Troch Joyce De Troch ... Erica
Nikki Safari Nikki Safari ... Empire Propper (as Niki Safari)
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Storyline

This movie follows the popular formula of the homonymous Dutch-Flemish TV series, and includes most of its main characters, either from the previous or the following seasons. On their first-ever holiday with her sister Angela and their arrogant friends Joyce and Maureen, at the beach in Spain (hence the title) the outspoken Janet meets Rens, who since a few years works there, rooming with his colleagues Tommy, Bjorn and Frida and 'wanna-be propper' Bart, as sexy 'propper' for the popular disco 'Costa!' - the job is to lure in customers by their sex appeal. The rivaling club 'Empire' looks set to win a dance competition, and with it too much clientèle. Rens soon falls for Janet, causing consternation and jealousy, but they need the couple as their best dancers. As usual the competition resorts to dirty tricks, but is beaten in the end. Written by KGF Vissers

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Official Sites:

Costa! (Flash only)

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

1 March 2001 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Коста! See more »

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EUR1,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)| Dolby Digital

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Trivia

With 673,470 tickets sold in The Netherlands, this was the first Dutch non-children's film in years that had a successful run in theaters. See more »

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The Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet which is used by the main characters, has a Dutch license with a series reserved for commercial vehicles only. See more »

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Oh no, it wasn't that bad!!!
11 January 2005 | by maartenvankrimpenSee all my reviews

Why are all people who are not a teenager so negative about this movie? This is a funny, soapy romantic comedy which is just fun to watch. I really liked this better than the stupid 'Volle Maan', which was way to serious. Georgina Verbaan plays Janet, a girl who is insecure and a bit dumb, but with a good heart. She goes with her sister and two of her sister's friends on a holiday to Spain. There she meets Rens, a runner from a local dance-club, the Costa!. He asks her if she could dance with them, because there's soon an important MTV-dance-contest which they have to win because of the free publicity. Okey, the acting is not brilliant and the storyline is not too deep, but what's the big deal? It's a movie with all the ingredients of a successful summer movie. You see Costa! at moments you don't want to think about anything, you just want to have a nice time. And Costa! really succeeds in that.


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