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Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced ... See full summary »

Director:

Jean van de Velde

Writers:

Simon de Waal, Jan van Daalen (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cas Jansen Cas Jansen ... Eddy
Ricky Koole ... Ria
Thomas Acda ... Franco
Victor Löw ... Jack
Gijs Scholten van Aschat ... Ferdinand de Wit
Lou Landré Lou Landré ... politiechef Berg
Jacob Derwig ... Patrick
Ton Kas Ton Kas ... Haveman
Jacqueline Blom Jacqueline Blom ... Gynaecologe
Loes Wouterson Loes Wouterson ... Wachtcommandant
Ad Knippels Ad Knippels ... Agent Erik
Mohammed Azaay ... Agent Suat (as Mohammed Azzay)
Kees Boot ... Agent Kees
Rob Bartels Rob Bartels ... Agent
Ben Ramakers Ben Ramakers ... Agent Henk
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Storyline

Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced into obtaining secret information from a childhood friend turned gangster. The childhood friend turns informant. But his revelations are hardly the most important "leaks" in the story. In fact, the new relationship between old friends goes all wrong, and the young policeman becomes increasingly involved in a deadly web of lies, crimes, treason, and revenge, all seemingly out of control. Written by up and out

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EERLIJK DUURT HET KORTST

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Official Sites:

Lek Film

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

27 April 2000 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Amsterdam Blue See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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7 September 2003 | by JellybelSee all my reviews

This is a good movie. The built-up tension is very exciting. The acting is good, especially by Victor Low. But as a Dutch person, it's also more exciting because you can really recognize the way people behave and the situations that arise. Because it all looks and sounds so familiar, you just identify with it more. It's strange because you see so many of these dangerous and scary situations being performed in English but not in Dutch. So when you see it in a familiar environment and in Dutch, it's just more creepy. But also a good movie in itself.


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