Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a ...
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An artist, a school girl, a maid, a train conductor and a business executive are drawn into a great wheel of misfortune as all their lives are touched by the existence of one very particular summer dress.
Alex van Warmerdam
One winter's day Jacob and his sister Marie are left behind in the woods by their unemployed father. In his coat Jacob finds a note from his mother urging them to go to their uncle in Spain... See full summary »
Alex van Warmerdam
Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a beautiful young woman, called Lena. Brand falls in love with her. To his puzzlement and dismay Keet encourages him, because as she says she doesn't want a husband with another woman in his head. She wants their love to grow stale. She also wants Lena to give Brand and her a son. The love between Brand and Lena does not grow stale easily and after the birth of little Teun, their strange menage a trois comes to a dramatic conclusion.Written by
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I've never seen a movie from the Netherlands before ... most Scandinavian movies I've seen have been dark, depressing, full of existential angst ... this movie is quite fun, kind of weird ... extremely well-acted (even with sub-titles) ... a very pleasant surprise.
Actually, I wrote the preceding before the movie turned really dark ... depressing ... full of existential angst ...
they are all the same ... still worth watching though ...
i think they should do an American remake with kevin federline as the man, rosie o'donnell as his wife, and courtney love as the tutor/love interest. is that enough lines?
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