In 1960s Holland, a teenage boy and his two upper class friends are driven to desperate measures when the petty thief they offer refuge decides to blackmail them.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Erik van Heijningen ...
Simon Bakker
Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen ...
Arnout van Riebeeck
Derk Stenvers ...
Sander van Amsterdam ...
Ronnie Fennis
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Frederique
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Vader van Riebeeck
Betty Schuurman ...
Moeder van Riebeeck
Daan van Dijsseldonk ...
Diederick van Riebeeck
Dimme Treurniet ...
Vader Bakker
Marthe Geke Bracht ...
Moeder Bakker
Sterre Herstel ...
Erika Bakker
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Vader Fennis
Astrid van Dorp ...
Moeder Fennis
Bert Geurkink ...
Leraar Klassieke Talen
Jos van Hulst ...
Winkelier Haitsma
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A hot summer in the early sixties. 16 year-old Simon wants to become popular with the immensely wealthy brothers Arnout and Victor van Riebeeck. On the capital estate where the two brothers live, the boys spend their time playing tennis, listening to music and dancing with Arnout's beautiful girlfriend Frederique. Meanwhile, in the attic of the villa they keep their friend Ronnie hidden. Ronnie is a petty criminal who is on the run for the police. Without neither the boys' parents nor the villa staff noticing anything, Ronnie is offered refuge at the villa. In the beginning the boys think the whole situation is funny, until Ronnie becomes a burden and he even starts to blackmail them. Only they don't dare to kick him out anymore. The story of Blood Brothers was based on a true story, an infamous murder case that took place in the early sixties. Written by Anonymous

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Early in the movie, the four boys ride home on their bikes. Two turn left, the other two right. There you can see in a glance that the pavement for cyclist path is red coloured. This is repeated later on in a shot in front of the capital mansion. In 1960 there were no red cyclist paths part of the main road (all were in the same charcoal colour). See more »

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