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Director:
Writers:
Gerard Soeteman (writer)
Jan Wolkers (novel)
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Release Date:
September 1974 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent See more (34 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Paul Verhoeven 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gerard Soeteman  writer
Jan Wolkers  novel

Produced by
Rob Houwer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rogier van Otterloo 
 
Cinematography by
Jan de Bont 
 
Film Editing by
Jan Bosdriesz 
 
Makeup Department
Bobby Eerhart .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nouchka van Brakel .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Strengholt Laurens .... props
 
Sound Department
Ad Roest .... sound
Wim Wolfs .... adr mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Theo van de Sande .... assistant camera
Willem Veenman .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Ina Berlet .... assistant editor
Mulle Goetz-Dickopp .... assistant editor
Digna Sinke .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Toots Thielemans .... musician: harmonica solo
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Turks fruit" - Netherlands (original title)
"Eric and Olga" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
108 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Finland:K-16 (uncut) (1993) (video release) | Finland:K-18 (cut) (1973) | France:-16 | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2007) | Iceland:16 | Ireland:(Banned) | Netherlands:18 (original rating) | Netherlands:16 (re-rating) | Norway:(Banned) (1973-2003) (cinema release) | South Korea:18 (1989) (cut) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) (cut) | UK:18 (uncut) | USA:R | USA:X (self applied) | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
The original soundtrack became as iconic as the movie. The famous melody whistled by Toots Thielemans is inspired by Piero Umiliani's soundtrack for the Italian gangster film Rififi ad Amsterdam (1966)See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The level of "poisoned" gin on the beach changes from high to low and back to high as scene changes.See more »
Quotes:
Eric Vonk:I screw better than God.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »

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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Excellent, 17 June 2006
Author: haildevilman from Tokyo, Japan

Best Dutch film ever.

A pre action movie Rutger Hauer proves he can act.

The full romantic scrambles this film shows probably hit home for so many people. Hence it's success.

It continues to be successful. It recently played Tokyo again in a few art houses and people were lined up. Not just the Dutch expats either, EVERYBODY.

It well deserved its nomination. If the Genius Kurosawa hadn't been nominated, this would have won.

Rutger, we hardly knew ye. HAIL!

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