Blonde Greet is an experienced, but kind hearted, prostitute in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. Her friend and also whore Nel lives on the second floor of her house, and is explored ... See full summary »
Blonde Greet is an experienced, but kind hearted, prostitute in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. Her friend and also whore Nel lives on the second floor of her house, and is explored 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 become a straight woman. But life is not like a Hollywood movie in the streets of Amsterdam. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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 »
The Daily Lives of Two Whores in the Red Light District of Amsterdam
"Wat Zien Ik" was recently released in Brazil on DVD by a minor distributor as part of a "Trash Collection". I have seen all the movies of Paul Verhoeven since "Turk Fruits", with the exception of "Spetters" , "Voorbij, Voorbij" and "The Hitchhiker", which were not released in Brazil, therefore I decided to buy this DVD. This low budget movie is a comedy about the daily lives of two whores in Red Light District of Amsterdam, and has some funny moments, specially with the weird and bizarre fantasies of their costumers. Ronnie Bierman has a great performance in the role of a kind hearted prostitute, and although original (at least for people from other cultures), the story is also forgettable and only works to satisfy the curiosity about the first films of Paul Verhoeven. My vote is four.
Title (Brazil): "Negócio é Negócio" ("Business is Business")
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