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Director:
Writers:
Gerard Soeteman (screenplay) &
Neel Doff (novel)
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Release Date:
6 March 1975 (Netherlands) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Appropriate for the History Channel not late night cable See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Monique van de Ven ... Keetje Tippel

Rutger Hauer ... Hugo
Andrea Domburg ... Keetje's moeder
Hannah de Leeuwe ... Mina, Keetje's zus
Jan Blaaser ... Keetje's vader
Eddie Brugman ... André (as Eddy Brugman)
Peter Faber ... George
Mart Gevers
Riet Henius
Walter Kous ... Pierre
Paul Meyer ... Hoofd wasfabriek
Tonny Popper
Jan Retèl ... Dokter
Fons Rademakers ... Klant
Riek Schagen ... Geest
Carry Tefsen ... Vrouw in wasfabriek
Jennifer Willems ... Antoinette
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Aerden ... (uncredited)
Jenny Arean ... Zingende wasvrouw (uncredited)
Leo Beyers ... Man in toilet (uncredited)
Theu Boermans ... Dokter (uncredited)
Cocki Boonstra ... (uncredited)
Suze Broks ... (uncredited)
Huib Broos ... Directeur wasfabriek (uncredited)
Bep Dekker ... (uncredited)
Truus Dekker ... (uncredited)
Jan Anne Drenth ... (uncredited)
Niek Engelschman ... (uncredited)
Nelly Frijda ... Harenwaster (uncredited)
Helen Hedy ... (uncredited)
Jaap Hoogstra ... (uncredited)
Nel Kars ... (uncredited)
Mies Kohsiek ... (uncredited)
Ton Kuyl ... (uncredited)
Marja Lieuwen ... (uncredited)
Anita Menist ... (uncredited)
Hero Muller ... (uncredited)
Herman Ouwersloot ... (uncredited)
Gonny Sanders ... (uncredited)
Franklin van den Hurk ... (uncredited)
Dora van der Groen ... Moeder André (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Verhoeven 
 
Writing credits
Gerard Soeteman  screenplay &
Neel Doff  novel

Produced by
Rob Houwer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rogier van Otterloo 
 
Cinematography by
Jan de Bont (camera)
 
Film Editing by
Jane Sperr 
 
Casting by
Hans Kemna 
 
Set Decoration by
Roland de Groot 
Benedict Schillemans  (as Dik Schillemans)
 
Costume Design by
Robert Bos 
 
Makeup Department
Sylvia Baader .... makeup artist
Jef Simons .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Hans Klap .... production leader
Mia van 't Hof .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eefje Cornelis .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Adriaan de Rooy .... set dresser (as Ank van de Rooy)
Bart Dräger .... set dresser
Simon Jansen .... props
Strengholt Laurens .... props
Gert Van Den Berg .... props
Jaap Verburg .... props
Hugo Van Baren .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Erik Langhout .... sound (as Erik Langhout)
Wim Wolfs .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Brugman .... assistant camera
Jean Devits .... lighting technician
Cor Roodhart .... lighting technician
Pim Tjujerman .... assistant camera
Martin van Bennekum .... lighting technician
Willem Veenman .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rob Boehle .... assistant costume designer
Jetty Dillmann .... assistant costume designer
Rea Vles .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Ina Berlet .... assistant editor (as Ina Berleth)
Victorine Habets .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
André Bannenberg .... production assistant
Froukje de Vries .... production secretary
Pim de Vroom .... assistant to the producution leader
Kees Groenewegen .... production coordinator
Gerbrand Hartman .... assistant to the producution leader
Ine Schenkkan .... script supervisor
Jelte Velzen .... production assistant
Ineke van Wezel .... assistant to the producer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cathy Tippel" - USA (promotional title)
"Katie Tippel" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
100 min | UK:107 min | Argentina:109 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2007) | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:12 (re-rating) | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
With a budget of two million guilders, this was the most expensive Dutch movie at the time of its release. The record was broken with Paul Verhoeven's subsequent movie, Soldier of Orange (1977).See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (V)See more »

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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Appropriate for the History Channel not late night cable, 1 December 2000
Author: mavericjdb from Toronto, Canada

This movie details the struggle of young Dutch women,Keetje Tippel (Monique Van De Ven) from the countryside who moves with her family to Amsterdam in search of a better life only to find themselves living among filth, vermin and squalor in a slum. She finds work in various jobs where conditions are horrible and she is subjected to constant sexual harassment and eventually rape.

Finally she becomes a prostitute which ends up being her gateway to the good life as she becomes mistress to the banker, Hugo (Rutger Hauer) and later the respected wife of Hugo's wealthy friend.

This is an expose of the Dutch class-system in the 19th century and has socialist and feminist overtones. It ranks among the best of 1970's Dutch cinema and is easily the highlight of Monique Van De Ven's career.

Warning! Although there is some nudity and sexuality it is not done in celebration of sensuality but rather explores the dark side of exploitation of sex. This is a very serious film and not for those looking for light entertainment.

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