When he finds out that his company has expropriated his own mother, a successful young manager gets deeply upset. Money and power now have a different meaning. He needs to struggle against ... See full summary »

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Willem Ruis ...
Harry Melchior
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Charles
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Karlsen
Josée Ruiter ...
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When he finds out that his company has expropriated his own mother, a successful young manager gets deeply upset. Money and power now have a different meaning. He needs to struggle against his own self and stake everything in order to reorganize true values in his life. His career is at stake. When his mother dies in the pension she's been put, his point of limit is reached. He feels responsible and takes revenge through terrorist actions. The beast explodes. Written by Hannelore Goossens

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It's an okay movie with a surprisingly good Ruis.
28 December 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

In Holland, Willem Ruis was a known show-host. His way of presentation and participation with the guests on his shows has been a welcome guideline to many new presenters. His sudden passing away in 1986 is still a very sad thing.

In this movie he shows himself in another way, a way in we've hardly seen him before but is sure no punishment to see. As Harry Melchior, a very powerful tycoon and investor in big projects, finds out that his elderly house in which his mother still lives, has to be broken down because of a project his company pays for, he snaps. He turns against his partner and doesn't avoid extreme violence.

The movie works because of Ruis' wit and credibility.


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