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The Preacher (2004)
"De dominee" (original title)

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In the world of the drugs business - where it's is all about money - friendship and loyalty is most important. That is what becomes the demise of gangster Klaas Bruinsma.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Paul Muller ...
Klaas
Chantal Janzen ...
Annet
Frank Lammers ...
Adri
Marcel Musters ...
Broer Hansen
Mike Reus ...
Pim
Roeland Fernhout ...
Ronald Jan
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Lijfwacht Piet
Keith Davis ...
Hugo Duvall
Cas Jansen ...
Pieter
Christian Kmiotek ...
Jutka Djindiz
Jeroen Spitzenberger ...
Ronald Jan
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Vader van Klaas
Pleuni Touw ...
Tante Jet
Rick Nicolet ...
Rie Slotemaker
Frans de Wit ...
Dikke Harry
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Heartless petty factory owner Anton Bruinsma's son Klaas has the ambition to become a tycoon. He seizes the opportunity when American drug baron Hugo Duvall's lover Annet wants revenge for her brother's elimination. Kickbox champion Adri is Klaas's ticket in and strong arm. Klaas promised a crime empire with 'minimal' violence, but soon gets embroiled in dirty intrigues which spare nobody, so his bloody end is written in the stars. Written by KGF Vissers

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Geïnspireerd op het leven van Klaas Bruinsma (Inspired by the life of Klaas Bruinsma) See more »


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The sponsor of this film is mentioned on a window, but the company did not exist in the period the movie is set. See more »

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Referenced in Goedemorgen Nederland: Episode dated 31 October 2003 (2003) See more »

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Speed of life
written by H. Jonkers, R. Janssen, Robin Berlijn, G. de Groot
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Sags in too many places
17 December 2006 | by (amsterdam) – See all my reviews

Script has some flaws: dialogue is poor throughout and development is sketchy and confused. Acting is fairly solid. Frans Lammers is pretty good as Adri and Chantal Janzen delivers.

In some respects, the Bruinsma legacy seems to have intimidated rather than inspired this movie. Peter Paul Muller seems wary to actually provide substance to his character and on occasion comes across as a bit of a lifeless cast, more concerned with not getting it wrong than with getting it right.

Towards the end De Dominee picks up speed and force and works towards a predictable but suitably tragic conclusion. Sharper direction and editing might have helped bring more intensity to the beginning and the middle as well. As it is, the movie sags too often.


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