What if you lived your entire life in one day? And you'd have, but one time, to enjoy each moment: the first kiss, going to school, growing up, making love. In Marc de Cloe's Life in One ... See full summary »
Nine-year-old Lisa discovers her sinister new friend is the ghost of the dead twin of Lisa's mother. Lisa's father also begins to suspect his wife of hiding a terrible secret, resulting in ... See full summary »
Elbert van Strien
During her nightly escapades Hemel searches for the difference between sex and love. Sometimes she leads, sometimes the men with whom she sleeps. The most important person in Hemel's life ... See full summary »
While camping in France, Dutch friends Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the ... See full summary »
Ruud van Hemert
Beau van Erven Dorens
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Rising, rather autobiographical novelist Giph has a hot girlfriend, doctor and model Samarinde. His crude, domineering and progressive mother Ria's suffering an incurable decease in which ... See full summary »
Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
Carice van Houten,
Catherine ten Bruggencate
After years of suppressing her desires, Stella finds she can no longer ignore her deep-rooted longings. Breaking out of her cage and starting a secret double-life, Stella transforms into a ... See full summary »
When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the ... See full summary »
Paul de Leeuw,
Traveling salesman Tony Roozen and his newest gadget, Porky (a robotic pig) end up stranded in the tiny hamlet of Madonna where deep and lasting political conflicts have disrupted village ... See full summary »
What if you lived your entire life in one day? And you'd have, but one time, to enjoy each moment: the first kiss, going to school, growing up, making love. In Marc de Cloe's Life in One Day, Benny and Gini fall head over heels for each other in a place where a lifetime indeed exists in a single day. But they can't fathom their love ever ending. They hatch a seemingly clever plan to game the system, and ultimately spend eternity together. Their destination? Hell. Well it all sounds good in theory. Written by
Wow, how come there are no reviews for this film?!...It is one of the most sensitive love stories I have ever seen on screen. The fantastic premises of living your life in just one day and experiencing every thing in life just once and that the Hell is a life with days repeating one after another (how actually life is) is generous, but also sets up high standards for the interpretation. In this fantastic world, two young lovers decide that they want to go to Hell, in order to live their love over and over again. And they go to Hell, but Hell is...hell. Searching, longing, trying to forget about the other.
This film succeeds in sewing such deeply emotional bits, both visual and auditory, that it will bring tears to anyone's eyes instantly. It is depressing in a comfortable way, but above all, it transposes so much delicacy and innocence! I loved it.
11 of 14 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?