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Suzy Q (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  18 May 1999 (Netherlands)
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A weekend in the life of a bizarre family in the sixties. Their lives will never be the same after it.

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Suzy
Roeland Fernhout ...
Zwier
Linda van Dyck ...
Ruth
Jack Wouterse ...
Ko
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Palmer
Ricky Koole ...
Betty
Kim la Croix ...
Hanna
Cees Geel ...
Jimmy
Andrew Richard ...
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Hugo Koolschijn ...
Photographer
Leonoor Pauw ...
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Frans de Wit ...
Bartender
Joanne Gomperts ...
Girl outside hotel
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A weekend in the life of a bizarre family in the sixties. Their lives will never be the same after it.

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Was not released on DVD due to music rights issues. For the same reason the film was not released theatrically, though there was interest for that, mainly from France. See more »

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Tough call.
17 September 2014 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Suzy Q' sure has some stuff going for it. Crazy and fun camera angles, colorful characters and a story of intimate family woes (plus a chance meeting with none other than Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful - at least, I'm assuming it's not a dream) in a big Dutch city. But in those very ingredients I missed a lot; the story is more like a clutter of little (unfinished) stories, the characters are rather one dimensional (though the acting is overall pretty good - the young Carice van Houten deserves a special mention) and often over the top in a bad way (the mother and her up beat behavior, the 'wise' guitar playing brother) and at some point I was wishing the director had tried a little less hard to make every next shot 'extra very special'.

Very much a hit-and-miss type of film (a little too much of the latter, unfortunately), yet all in all still worth a watch. 5 out of 10.


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