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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.

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Lena
Niels Gomperts ...
Daan
Jeroen Willems ...
Tom
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Danka
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Hanneke
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Bea
Chiem Vreeken ...
Patrick
Arie de Man ...
Rudi
Blue Ter Burg ...
Michael
Kevin de Wit ...
Martijn
Susanne Op 't Hof ...
Danslerares
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Ab Baars ...
Himself
Steef Cuijpers ...
Pier
Ernst Dekkers ...
Pol
Martijn Fischer ...
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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.

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At Daan's place, Lena finally comes home - but at what price?

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at times a very awkward insight into the life of an insecure overweight girl
8 February 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie in the sneak-preview, otherwise I probably would have never seen it... If you're looking for an easy-to-watch-movie, pick something else, this one, at times, can by quite a shocker...

That being said, I still feel that it is a good movie, awkward but at times funny. I think they did a very good job, the way you get sucked into the life of this young, overweight and insecure adolescent girl. When she finds the love she is looking for, it seems she will stop at nothing to keep it in her life! This leads to some scenes where I had to avert my eyes, I don't really enjoy watching overweight people line dancing, but that's not the worst.... by a long shot!! A terrible mother, friends who would betray her at the first chance they get, a boyfriend who isn't who he seems to be, not to mention his crazy dad.... Nothing seems to go her way... but she is in love....


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