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Crazy Love (1987)

| Drama | 1987 (Belgium)
Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry Voss, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Josse De Pauw ... Harry Voss's father / Harry Voss at 19 / Harry Voss at 33
Geert Hunaerts ... Harry Voss at 12
Michael Pas ... Stan
Gene Bervoets ... Jeff
Amid Chakir Amid Chakir ... Bill
Florence Béliard Florence Béliard ... The Princess / The corpse
Karen van Parijs Karen van Parijs ... Moeder van Harry
Carmela Locantore Carmela Locantore ... Gina
An Van Essche An Van Essche ... Liza Velani
Doriane Moretus Doriane Moretus ... Marina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
François Beukelaers François Beukelaers ... The doctor
Erik Burke Erik Burke ... A student
Chris Cauwenbergs Chris Cauwenbergs ... The tall sailor (as Chris Cauwenberghs)
Dirk Celis Dirk Celis ... A policeman
Guido Colonne Guido Colonne ... The headmaster
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Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry Voss, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing each other on the mouth. His father is a hero who kidnapped his mother and married her on a lonely mountain peak... Later on, he'll do the same. But Harry has a lot to learn. He also learns that there are handsome men and ugly ones, that love can be unfair. That one can find comfort in drinking... but above all he learns that man is capable of anything - absolutely anything! - to get his fair share of love. Written by mmg

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Belgium

Language:

Dutch | Italian

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1987 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Is a Dog from Hell See more »

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$119,919
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Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Josse De Pauw was 35 at the time he portrayed Harry Voss during his last day of high school. See more »

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Triptych about puberty, High school, And old & alone
4 September 2000 | by earlgrey-5See all my reviews

A very nice debut by Flamish director in which he exposuse the works of writer Bukowski to the film world.

In the first part you see young harry being exposed to young male fantasies, which most guys of his age would not dare to do. You would say highly unlikely...but yet we all fantasies the same way.

The second part is set in his high school years. Harry now a student with the worlds' biggest acne problem. Really no joke, I myself had acne, but this guy... The acne was onpurposely over reacted, to give a real stamp on how hell teenage life can be(especially when you have acne, it really ruines your youth/life).

The third part shows a real black page out of the life of Harry. He know is a heavy alcoholic who meets an old friend, both get drunk and decide to....well for that you can better watch the film.

A very nice film with some great funny parts in the different timeperiodes. Very poetic, nice rock 'n roll music in the background (typical Belgium). Only sometimes the camerawork is really bad (intro at the cinema with the princess), but thats only a few (minor disadvantages) times. (Opposite)Check out the great camerawork at the end of part 1 (the face of harry) and the beginning of part 2, starting from the radio.

Enjoy


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