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Director:
Writer:
Helena van der Meulen (screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 March 2012 (Netherlands) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
During her nightly escapades Hemel searches for the difference between sex and love. Sometimes she leads... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 6 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(14 articles)
App | Review
 (From ioncinema. 7 May 2014, 9:00 AM, PDT)

Polak to direct Vita and Virginia
 (From ScreenDaily. 16 April 2014, 3:00 AM, PDT)

Sightseers star to direct Aaaaaaaah!
 (From ScreenDaily. 17 January 2014, 3:08 AM, PST)

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Pretentious skin flick See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Hannah Hoekstra ... Hemel

Hans Dagelet ... Gijs

Rifka Lodeizen ... Sophie
Mark Rietman ... Douwe
Eva Duijvestein ... Emma

Barbara Sarafian ... Brechtje
Ward Weemhoff ... Joris
Ali Ben Horsting ... Jimmy
Abdullah el Baoudi ... Scooter guy
Elske Rotteveel ... Annabelle
Maarten Heijmans ... Teun
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ferry Asselbergs ... Party Guest

Erwin Bozzolini ... Dancer

Directed by
Sacha Polak 
 
Writing credits
Helena van der Meulen (screenplay)

Produced by
Poto Balbontin .... line producer
Stienette Bosklopper .... producer
Ilse Ronteltap .... line producer
 
Cinematography by
Daniël Bouquet 
 
Film Editing by
Axel Skovdal Roelofs 
 
Casting by
Rebecca van Unen 
 
Production Design by
Elsje de Bruin 
 
Makeup Department
Karijn van Brink .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Corinna Dästner .... head of production
Rita Lo .... production manager
Jochem van Rijs .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Johan Ivens .... first assistant director
Justin Smit .... third assistant director
Joost Van Schie .... first assistant director (reshoots)
 
Art Department
Domino Daugherty .... head painter
Anneleen Koppert .... props
Fenna Stapel .... set dresser
Sophie Tabouret .... assistant production designer
Menno Verduin .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Lawrence Horne .... sound editor
Lukas Morawski .... boom operator
Luuk Poels .... dialogue editor
Jan Schermer .... sound re-recording mixer
Jan Schermer .... supervising sound editor
Diego van Uden .... sound mixer
Diego van Uden .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Nick van Leeuwen .... special effects assistant
Edward Wiessenhaan .... special effects foreman
Rick Wiessenhaan .... special effects
 
Stunts
Chechu Rojo .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Giel Born .... best boy electric
Janneke Hogenboom .... gaffer
Otto Ligt .... lighting technician
Gemma Probst .... second assistant camera: Sevilla crew
David Van Berg .... focus puller
Peter van Vugt .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sara Hakkenberg .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Maarten de Graaf .... post production supervisor
Olivier Ogneux .... colorist
 
Other crew
Nick Aberson .... production assistant
Maarten Buurlage .... location manager
Martin Cleaver .... translator
Rachel Daenen .... production assistant
Maarten de Graaf .... post-production coordination
Stan Kooij .... script supervisor
Cathrien Tromp .... legal advisor
Jahfed Wismans .... assistant location manager
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
80 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R (2013) | Germany:16 | Netherlands:16 | South Korea:Limited (original rating) | South Korea:18 (re-rating) (cut) | Switzerland:16 | USA:Unrated

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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Pretentious skin flick, 23 March 2014
Author: grantss from Sydney, Australia

Pretentious skin flick. The writer and director really have nothing much to say, but say it anyway. So what you have is 80 or so minutes of waffling, drifting, meaninglessness.

To alleviate the boredom, and make more men watch the movie, there are a few sex/nudity scenes. Even these aren't appealing, as they are fairly perverse and seemed included to gross out the audience. In some way they do go to demonstrate the personality and life of the lead character, so aren't entirely gratuitous.

Performances are okay, I suppose, given what the actors had to work with.

Best thing (and only good thing) about the movie is the end, of course. And it seems to arrive out of the blue. One of the more pleasant surprises in my movie-watching life.

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