Joep is a piano tuner. Not the best in his profession. His fiancee ends their relationship and Joep wants to end his life. Then he meets Dorien. They fall in love but they have to deal with... See full summary »
André van Duin,
Corry van Gorp,
Frans van Dusschoten
A bored company owner decides to find out what it is like to be one of his workers. During his "transformation" he falls in love with a cafeteria worker. When his alter ego "The Boss" makes... See full summary »
Dimitri Frenkel Frank
Rijk de Gooyer,
Monique van de Ven,
Geert de Jong
A quack dentist is mistaken by a corrupt Dutch Colonel for one of Napoleons Inspector Generals during Napoleons occupation in 1811. What follows is a hilarious feast of similar misunderstandings and is only meant for those with a good sense of humor.Written by
Wilbert Lek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The film failed to recoup the production costs (3 million guilders) by a narrow margin, ending the movie careers of star André van Duin and producer Joop van den Ende. Both of them went back to television. See more »
In the TV version, all product placement had to be removed according to Dutch law. Because of this, a number of pop culture references, some punch lines and even the name of Vanessa's character (Mercedes) were omitted. The film was shown unedited for the first time on Dutch Television in December 2005, by which time all of the commercial references had become outdated. See more »
Possibly, this is a point of discussion, but I don't think there are a lot of Dutch people that don't remember André van Duin's old shows, and most of those will remember this gem; de Boezemvriend.
The humour, when looking back, is typically van Duin and by that logic, won't appeal to a lot of people....and with people I mean adults. But it will appeal powerfully to all van Duin fans and maybe even to all Dutch people. This movie was quite immensely popular and still is quite a hit on Dutch television.
The story line is ludicrous at best, the movie takes place in the time of Napoleon and has as little to do with reality as might humanly be possible.
As for the international audience...I don't know, I would advise you to take a look, even if it is only to see the once-hot Vanessa (you don't want to see her now).
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