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Diary of a Hooker (1971)

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Blonde Greet is an experienced, but kindhearted, prostitute in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. Her friend, and also a whore, Nel lives on the second floor of her house, and is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ronnie Bierman ...
Sylvia de Leur ...
Nel Muller - Haar van boven
Piet Römer ...
Piet
Jules Hamel ...
Sjaak
Bernard Droog ...
Bob de Vries
Eric van Ingen ...
Klant Albert - Doctor-scene
Wim Kouwenhoven ...
Klant
Ton Lensink ...
Klant - Witch scene
Henk Molenberg ...
Klant - Cleaning scenes
Allard van der Scheer ...
Klant - School scene
Jan Verhoeven ...
Klant - Chicken-scene
Helmert Woudenberg ...
Klant - First one
Trudy Labij ...
Prostitute
Kika Mol ...
Prostituee
Dini de Neef ...
Older prostitute
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Blonde Greet is an experienced, but kindhearted, prostitute in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. Her friend, and also a whore, Nel lives on the second floor of her house, and is exploited and abused by her pimp. When Greet meets the married Piet, they feel a great attraction for each other, and Nel decides to find a boyfriend and quit being a whore. But life is not like a Hollywood movie in the streets of Amsterdam. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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10 September 1971 (Netherlands)  »

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NLG 800,000 (estimated)
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In preparation of the movie, director Paul Verhoeven interviewed real prostitutes in Amsterdam's red light district, while screenwriter Gerard Soeteman studied some scientific papers on prostitution. See more »

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Featured in Allemaal film: De gouden jaren (2007) See more »

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Great drama, at times comedy, about life in the famous red light district.
6 September 2001 | by (indonesia/holland) – See all my reviews

The titles already gives something away:(in the dialect from Amsterdam). This is the REAL story about the life of prostitutes in the famous red light district of Amsterdam in the sixties. Based on the book with the same title, it tells about the drama's happening in the life of prostitutes (like the trouble with pimps) and the fun with strange customers... The actors are mainly chosen from commediants and those who have experience in Amsterdam Music Theater, which enables them to give a humorous view on the not to happy lives of prostitutes and using the real accent that people of Amsterdam speak it makes you feel like living next door, able to watch the customers come in and go out every day.


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