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Voyeur (1986)

Abel (original title)
An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally). After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's father Victor brings home... See full summary »

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Abel
Henri Garcin ...
Victor
Olga Zuiderhoek ...
Duif
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Zus
Loes Luca ...
Christine
Arend Jan Heerma van Voss ...
Psychiatrist
Anton Kothuis ...
Magnetic Healer
Peer Mascini ...
Director
Elmar Schiphorst ...
Waitress
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Fishmonger
Jan-Willem Hees ...
Old Cyclist
Jeroen Henneman ...
Dying Cowboy
Mieke Verdin ...
Woman with Dog
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Man with Dog
Otakar Votocek ...
Man with a Cold
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An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally). After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's father Victor brings home Christine, a friend, in an attempt to teach Abel basic social skills. But Victor's wife Duif accuses him of having an affair, and in the ensuing row Abel is thrown out into the street. But help is at hand when he runs into kind-hearted stripper Zus - whose show Victor is obsessed with... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Good, fruity, optimistic, colourful, comical and identifiable (among other)
23 January 1999 | by (Tilburg, the Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Abel is a very amusing movie. It has been made with love and class. It has a very familiar odor of burned potatoes and crispy fishfingers. Life is sweet certainly when you are still within reach of your (obsessive) mother and notwithstanding the difficult relation to your strict dad. I could make this a lot longer but at this instant I just wanted to be the first person to add a comment. In short, very good movie !


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