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 »
Carlo and Silvia are married since twenty years. He lives with a young lover, while Silvia lives in their original flat. Their 'regular' menage changes when also Silvia starts meeting ... See full summary »
The librarian of the university Xenia schedules a S&M blind date with the masochist Ghost to satisfy her fantasies and sexual desires. They spend the night in his apartment having kinky sex... See full summary »
Léa is a student who grew up as an orphan. She lives with her grandmother who once brought her up and who now relentlessly demands Léa's full attention, even at night time. One night her ... See full summary »
A young single mother drops her son of at the bus stop to visit his dad in Paris. After being late for work, she almost gets fired. At the end of her duties she gets into a tricky situation which she handles, with the advice her colleague gave her.
This short follows Gregor Samsa from Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis". It is set in the modern world and shows the events leading up to Kafka's metamorphosis. Gregor is a young man working... See full summary »
The only professional film which was made parallel to Paul Verhoeven's "Steekspel" in the Emmy Award winning Entertainment Experience, which was a user generated project. The film was first shown in parts on the web, but the film was immediately picked up by BFD Distributors for an official theatrical release. See more »
I wouldn't call 'Lotgenoten' (= Dutch for 'companions who share the same fate') a great film. Therefore it shows too less real highlights. Or hardly any highlights, to put it properly.
What this very Dutch film offers you is a fluent story, that carry you on in a steady way. It doesn't bore you; on the other hand, it doesn't offer much excitement.
On its sleeve, right below the naked behind of one of its female leads, 'Lotgenoten' is advertised as a 'thriller'. A thriller? Well, sort of .... here we go again. The film offers you tense, making you curious how it'll proceed, but it never & nowhere gets spectacular.
Acting and shooting are quite in line, by the way. Not great, but good enough to entertain you throughout.
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