The relationship of four old college friends in trouble is renewed when they get dependent on each other. Pieter doesn't want to give back eight valuable paintings he took from the art depot of the municipality for each year as a birthday present. To help him, he requests the help from Tom, once a lawyer, but now a drug addict. Politician Joep, quarrelling with his wife and in the race for becoming a member of the Dutch cabinet, is hiding at Pieter's place. Joep's daughter is actress in a play of stage director Maarten. Secretly Maarten is having sex with her and he is looking for an opportunity to tell. For some time the friendship of the four is revived, but are they willing to go through fire and water for one another? Written by
Arnoud Tiele (email@example.com)
23 October 2003 (Netherlands)
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Also Known As:
Cloaca - Alte Freunde
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The movie is based on the successful stage play with the same name, also written by Maria Goos
. The four main actors are the same as in the theatre version. See more
For a moment I play the devil's advocate. If I was the municipality I'd sue you.
But you're not the devil's advocate, you're my lawyer.
But, I really can't have that, Piet. In a week I am minister. A gay okay, but an embezzling gay really is impossible.