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With Friends Like These (2007)

Dagen zonder lief (original title)
The lives of a group of friends get disturbed when one of them comes back after having been away for some years.

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The lives of a group of friends get disturbed when one of them (Zwarte Kelly) comes back after having lived in New York for some years. Her arrival leads to problems for Frederic when his girlfriend, who's away on a volleyball tournament, thinks he's having an affair with her. While Nick turns out the only one of the group who hasn't really changed with advancing years, some unfinished business between Zwarte Kelly and Kurt make already troubled Kurt decide he has had it and he takes off. Frederic and Nick are going after him. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Boring as hell
7 April 2010 | by (Brussels) – See all my reviews

Incredibly dull and pointless film with bad, self-consciously 'real' acting. It starts out with totally uninteresting scenes of one of the lead characters returning from New York - no character development, no interesting events... Just semi-documentary boredom. The acting is bad, the dialog is insipid, the storytelling non-existent... Top this off with puerile 'humour' and you have a truly losing combination. Endless 'conversations' about painting a garden shed, burping contests, and characters which are spectacularly uninteresting. Why make a film about how boring life is - and have that film be even more boring than real life???

Either go out and spend time with your friends or watch paint dry, both options are infinitely more exciting than this self-indulgent tripe.


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