A young man having lost his familiy as a boy in an accident comes to Brussels. There he falls in love with a girl who drives trams.

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Harry
Antje de Boeck ...
Jeanne (as Antje De Boeck)
Ann Petersen ...
Denise
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Desire
Stany Crets ...
Bert
Guy Dermul ...
Gigi
Greta Van Langhendonck ...
Bazin (as Greta van Langendonck)
Marc Van Eeghem ...
Fred (Kok) (as Mark Van Eeghem)
Ides Meire ...
Carina van der Sande ...
Moeder Harry (as Carina Van der Sande)
Ryszard Turbiasz ...
Vader Harry
Karel Baetens ...
Ronny
Ludo Hoogmartens ...
Afwasser
Peter Fol ...
Jos
Jan Verheyen ...
Kelner
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Harry arrives in Brussels, meets, and falls in love with tram driver Jeanne. He rents an apartment near the "Manneken Pis" stop, and gets a job in the restaurant "La Croquette Magique". The slightly eccentric concierge of his apartment block, Denise, happens to be Jeanne's best friend, and with her attempts to bring Harry and Jeanne closer together, a game of attraction and repulsion begins that will affect not only their own lives but also the lives of those around them. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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8 November 1995 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Kato apo ta ftera enos angelou  »

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Ik hou van U
Composed by De Wilde/Van Bambost
Arranged & Produced by Wouter van Belle
Performed by Noordkaap
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Beautiful atmosphere
6 October 2004 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that I haven't even seen the whole movie, but watched some television late at night and while zapping the magical photography of Manneken Pis caught my attention. From that moment the dreamy pictures and the atmospheric musical score of the movie kept fascinating me. The cute lead actress Antje de Boeck is filmed in such a tender way that it feels as if the whole crew had fallen in love with her. A very charming movie that makes you fall in love with it.

I'm definitely going to buy this gem on DVD.

Cheers,

Metin (www.sevensheaven.nl)


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