6 friends started a television production company, "De Parelvissers" (The Pearlfishers). 7 years later one of them, Jan De Ridder, took 100 million francs out of the bank and disappeared without a trace. Shortly after that the company went bankrupt. Another five years later the younger brother of Jan, Piet De Ridder, invites the other 'Pearlfishers" to a remote house in the Ardens, to make a documentary film about the company and hoping that together they may find some answers about what might have happened to Jan.
Runtime: 60 minutes
De Parelvissers - Wouter Vandenhaute - Netflix
Wouter Vandenhaute (born 16 February 1962) is a Belgian Entrepreneur, Television producer and former sports-journalist. He is currently managing director of the Belgian media holding De Vijver, which includes the TV production company Woestijnvis and TV channel VIER. Vandenhaute married VRT sports journalist Catherine Van Eylen.
De Parelvissers - Biography - Netflix
Wouter Vandenhaute was born in Ghent, the son of Godelieve Kiebooms and Gerard Vandenhaute. His grandfather was Louis Kiebooms, who was editor of the Gazet van Antwerpen for more than 10 years. In the early 1980s Vandenhaute studied physical education at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. After graduating, he went as a journalist to work for the weekly magazine HUMO, the newspaper De Morgen and as a sports editor of the then BRT. At BRT he worked with colleagues like Mark Uytterhoeven and Carl Huybrechts, contributing to the TV program Sportweekend. He also presented the sports news in Het Journal. In the early 1990s, Vandenhaute presented with Uytterhoeven the comedy talk show Het huis van wantrouwen [The House of distrust]. Between 1992 and 1995, after Het huis van wantrouwen had finished Vandenhaute went to pay channel Filmnet as a football commentator.
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