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A shooting accident in which a dutch police officer shoots a young Moroccan rapper creates polarization about the issue of racism among citizens of a multicultural society.

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Said el Mokhtari (as Mimoun Oaïssa)
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Marouan el Karoudi
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Wouter
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Mimoun Ouled Radi ...
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Marcel Musters ...
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Eva Duijvestein ...
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Jack Wouterse ...
Chiel
Iliass Ojja ...
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Ilias Addab ...
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Chantal Janzen ...
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Fransje Boelen ...
Dana
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A shooting accident in which a dutch police officer shoots a young Moroccan rapper creates polarization about the issue of racism among citizens of a multicultural society.

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Roeland Fernhout's character, a film director who is interested in making a film about foreigners, is based on director 'Albert ter Heerdt'. See more »

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A dutch version of the Oscor winning "crash"
26 February 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This would be my first "review" on IMDb, but I can tell you why I'm going to do this. First of all. I just got back from seeing this film and I'd like to share my opinion.

When the movie started I thought it was just going to be another dumb dutch film, with bad acting and no storyline. However, this might still not have great acting talent, it is definitely one of the best I've seen so far.

If you've ever seen the movie "crash" which won an Oscar in 2006 you'll instantly realize the similarities. There are to many to count. The critical difference, which makes this movie a good movie, is that they used only typical dutch stereo types and gave an accurate cultural portrayal of the current society.

Anyway, should you decide not to want to watch a movie like this I as no other would understand, but this is NOT a bad movie.


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