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My Queen Karo (2009)

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A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam.

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Anna Franziska Jaeger ...
Karo
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Tawney Andersen ...
Hippie
Dragan Bakema ...
Frans
Broske ...
Iglo
Kristof Coenen ...
Hippie
Christelle Cornil ...
Anne Clare
Jesse Cremers ...
Hippie
Yeshela Crommelin ...
Jongetje 2
Cezanne Cuypers ...
Tara
Bas Deuzer ...
Politieman
Samuel du Chatinier ...
Daniel
Martun Fischer ...
Badmeester
Bob Fosko ...
Husbaas
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Nine-year-old Karo grows up with her parents in an Amsterdam commune in the Seventies. She leads a carefree existence in this utopia-for-adults. Everything is shared in the squat, but not everyone is able to honor these ideals. Karo gets confused because of the internal conflicts that start to divide the group. Karo slowly realizes that nothing can stay the same forever. Written by Anonymous

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poetic, sensitive and brilliant acting
17 May 2010 | by (belgium) – See all my reviews

This is far most the best Flemish film in years! It is mature in every sense whereas other Flemish films tend to look for extremity or genre. This film flows like summer breeze and has the nostalgia of a loved memory. The script is somehow the weaker point sometimes, but its well compensated by a brilliant cast. Up front of course we have the adorable Anna Franciska, but the true star of the movie is again Schoenaerts who seemingly effortless shifts from character to character in every movie and he does with the ease which mark the truly great actors. Also Deborah François is a delight to watch although her part is a little underwritten. Anyway this is a must see for lovers of honest and poetic cinema.


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