The bumpy love lives of four Amsterdam couples intersect during the days leading up to Dutch national holiday Sinterklaas.

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Cast

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Michiel Romeyn ...
Jan
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Ted Coelman
Anneke Blok ...
Simone Coelman
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Wendy van Dijk ...
Peter Paul Muller ...
Dennis
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Paul de Leeuw ...
Victor Jollema
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Alicia
Marc-Marie Huijbregts ...
Rudolf van Hoogstraten Bosch
Lineke Rijxman ...
Jutta Horvath
Viggo Waas ...
Youri
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Anneke
Bas Keijzer ...
Rens
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LOVE IS ALL Klaasje has divorced Dennis, who cheated on her with a school teacher. Dennis would like her back, but when she moves in with a young lover it looks as if he has missed the boat. Meanwhile, Klaasje's best friend Simone is the pivot of her family. Her husband Ted often feels redundant and he does not have the guts to tell her that he has been laid off. Pool attendant Victor is looking forward to marrying the love of his life, Kees. But Kees has doubts and keeps his fears at bay during weekends spent 'larping' (Live Action Role Play). Victor's sister Kiki, a sales assistant at department store Bijenkorf, is dreaming of a prince on a white horse. But she is unaware of the fact that a real prince, Valentijn, is crazy about her. With the arrival of a mysterious Santa Claus, all these amorous ups and downs reach a climax, while the happy endings come closer too. Written by Motel Films

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Love is like Santa Claus. Believing is everything.

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11 October 2007 (Netherlands)  »

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€3,740,500 (estimated)

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$11,388 (Belgium) (14 October 2007)
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Trivia

"Alles is liefde" the soundtrack of the movie was created by the dutch band BLØF. See more »

Goofs

The day saint Nicolas arrives in Holland, is in the movie on a Sunday, but in reality it is always celebrated on a Saturday. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: When you're young, you'll believe anything. Spinaze will give you muscles, your father is the strongest man in Holland and Sinterklaas is real. But there will be a day that you look at the mans shoes and think... wait a minute, those are my fathers shoes. You always suspected something like that but it's all getting through to you now. It's nonsence to believe there's a man with a long white beard in Spain who takes the boat to Holland every year to put something in your shoe. And another thing...
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Crazy Credits

During the initial credits, there is footage of the re-scheduled wedding. The rest of the credits are laid out as a wedding invitation/ card and have hand-written greetings to the couple inscribed, as well as stills from the film and small clips in floral heart shapes of couples (not necessarily from the film). See more »

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Followed by Alles is familie (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Thinking About You
Written by Norah Jones (as N. Jones) and Ilhan Ersahin (as I. Ersahin)
Performed by Norah Jones
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Moving story that uses comedy to strengthen itself
28 October 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It's incomplete to name this great film a comedy. It is absolutely funny, but the real strength lies in the more emotional parts. With great acting and great storytelling, this is one of the best dutch movies ever. In my opinion, the only dutch movie that beats this one is Simon, but Alles Is Liefde is probably more for everyone. Following a lot of different story lines, it kind of resembles the best movie ever made, Magnolia ofcource, as stories get more and more emotional, and eventually you just find yourself crying at every damn scene. A beautiful movie about the moments in between. And a hilarious appearance of dutch comedians De Vliegende Panters :D.


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