On Thursday Mees Kees appears in the Clouds in the cinema. What does the Dutch press think of the fifth film from the popular series of youth films? An overview of the published reviews.

NRC - 3 stars

"In part five, headmaster Dreus is organizing a ball to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the school, Kees is struggling with fear of heights while his girlfriend wants to take him on a balloon ride and the bleue Tobias and Hasna dare not ask each other for the ball. There is also small grief for a deceased father and a divorce. "

" Mees Kees points out such problems - loss, fear - light as a feather, natural acting is never required. This is not a gloomy Swedish children's film, but an episode in a pleasant, easy-going series that knows that the child's hand is quickly filled."

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De Telegraaf - 3 stars

"Kees (Leendert de Ridder) is the 'most fun master of the school' and whoever sees the film, soon discovers why. He has to learn a lot himself and is looking for solutions together with his students. He has a good sense of what they are involved with worry and charm them and us, because he is funny and vulnerable. "

"Just like its predecessors, Mees Kees in de Wolken is a warm and well-cared-for family film, with recognisability as its greatest asset. The small stories could be set in every village, in every primary school, in every class. have a "tit" like Kees. You would give them that. "

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de Volkskrant - 3 stars

" Mees Kees in de Wolken is once again a sweet, light-hearted and well-organized children's drama, with an excellent title role by Leendert de Ridder, who took over from Willem Voogd in 2016. Yet the stretch seems a bit out of the formula. The film has little speed , which is mainly a problem with the timing of the jokes. Children's films don't have to rush from peak to peak, but this Mees Kees can use some spice. "

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AD - 3 stars

"With their recognizable elementary school problems, friendships and craziness, all the characters now feel familiar to us. In this close-knit class you would want to sit yourself, with that sweet, bumbling but wise master in the front. Sometimes the scenario leans towards the sweet side, but the series has undeniable character. "

"By the way, the film series is not set in picturesque villages or in a hip city, but in an ordinary Dutch residential area. Within that recognizable, sometimes boring-looking environment, there appears to be surprisingly much room for originality, playfulness and fantasy."

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