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Youssef
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Andrea
Frederik Brom ...
Rick
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Tanja
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Sander
Hugo Maerten ...
Ko
Sophia Wezer ...
Marga
Rachida Iaallala
Kees Boot ...
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Andrea's boss
Quintis Ristie
Mike Meijer
Vastert van Aardenne
Stephan Evenblij
Joost Buitenweg
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For years, well-integrated ethnic Moroccon Amsterdam screw-up Youssef lied his way trough life, including his ma's matching efforts. Slick wheeler-dealer Rick recruits the born liar for his firm, an 'alibi office' which helps people get away with cheating on their partners. Youssef soon becomes disguise genius Sander's best mate. Things get tricky when both Rick and Youssef fall in love with airhead waitress Andrea and Rick orders Youssef to arrange his alibi for cheating on his wife, unsuspecting lawyer Tanya. Written by KGF Vissers

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Based on/Partial remake of the German 2002 TV-movie Die Nacht, in der ganz ehrlich überhaupt niemand Sex hatte (2002). See more »

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Overall, pretty good
30 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So the movie might be a little cheesy but I found it fun as well. My favorite part, and I am bias when it comes to this, is the setting of the movie. It was based in Amsterdam and the lead character rides his bike just like the locals do, the canals and cute outdoor cafés are visible in the background, etc... I think the idea behind the movie is great and it has a lot of potential but it does fall just a little short on the expectations list. I watched this movie on a plane traveling over to Europe and found it to be a nice break from the mainstream Hollywood movies. Besides, with 9 hours on a plane to kill, it was a nice break, subtitles and all!


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