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The Year of the Cancer (1975)

Het jaar van de kreeft (original title)
Well to do business man Pierre (Rutger Hauer) falls for the unpredictable and free-spirited Toni (Willeke van Ammelrooy). They begin a relationship, despite the fact that she's living with another man, who is the father of her child.

Director:

Herbert Curiel

Writers:

Hugo Claus (novel), Herbert Curiel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willeke van Ammelrooy ... Toni
Rutger Hauer ... Pierre
Riet Henius Riet Henius ... Tineke
Fien Berghegge Fien Berghegge ... Moeder
Bart Hammink Bart Hammink ... Karel
Jan Winter Jan Winter ... Joris
Jennifer Willems Jennifer Willems ... Pietje
Marijke Kleyn Marijke Kleyn ... Secretaresse
Jantine de Jonge Jantine de Jonge ... Nadja
Bert Jongerden Bert Jongerden ... Ronnie
Anna Maya Maas Anna Maya Maas ... Finse secretaresse (as Anna Maija Maas)
Anne Lordon Anne Lordon ... Mme Maeterlinck
Son McGauley Son McGauley ... Zanger
F. van Bouwdijk Bastiaanse F. van Bouwdijk Bastiaanse ... De heer Maeterlinck
Sascha Hoffs Sascha Hoffs ... Muisje
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Well to do business man Pierre (Rutger Hauer) falls for the unpredictable and free-spirited Toni (Willeke van Ammelrooy). They begin a relationship, despite the fact that she's living with another man, who is the father of her child.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Rijk de Gooyer was offered the lead role of Pierre, but declined. Rutger Hauer then took the part, even though he was noticeably younger than the character was portrayed in the source novel. See more »

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If that's all that love is
Performed by Valery
Released by Dureco
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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

18 September 1975 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Cancer Rising See more »

Filming Locations:

Ardennes, Wallonia, Belgium See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MGS Film, Sluizer Films See more »
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Mono

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Color (technicolor)
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