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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 »
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Ok i might be biased,i am an intense Rutger Hauer fan See more (32 total) »

Cast

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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
 
Art Department
Strengholt Laurens .... props
 
Sound Department
Ad Roest .... sound
Wim Wolfs .... adr mixer
 
Music Department
Toots Thielemans .... musician: harmonica solo
 

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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:
Another reason why director Paul Verhoeven chose Monique van de Ven over Willeke van Ammelrooy was because he considered van Ammelrooij too sensual for the part of the innocent and somewhat childish Olga. Verhoeven even had a picture of van de Ven on his desk while writing the screenplay, so he could better imagine the character.See more »
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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 »
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2 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Ok i might be biased,i am an intense Rutger Hauer fan, 3 May 2004
Author: gwendoline myatt (gwenmyatt@blueyonder.co.uk) from birmingham, england

I was given the video of the film a few years ago for Christmas and i had never heard of it,that's probably because my copy of the film is called "WILD INTENT" I strongly recomend any one of the appropriate age (it's raited as an eighteen for a reason!} To give it at leased one viewing. Allthough it's not one of Rutger Hauer's most spectacularely voilent films, nor does it have vibrant special effects,it has everything els in it, sex, humour and romance with a twist! It has it's own formular of Rutger's magic charm, he is in top form in this film, as it might have been embarrasing for some to act the part but Rutger does it with ease.If you are looking for it in england and can't find it i sugest you try the "WILD INTENT" title.As a Rutger Hauer fan i give this film a raiting of 9 out of 10.

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