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Ik omhels je met 1000 armen (2006)

After a death in the family turns his world upside down, an introverted young novelist struggles to maintain his relationship with his successful girlfriend.

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Ronald Giphart (novel), Ruud Schuurman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tijn Docter Tijn Docter ... Giph
Carice van Houten ... Samarinde
Catherine ten Bruggencate Catherine ten Bruggencate ... Lotti
Karina Smulders ... Stef
Maartje Remmers ... Meija
Halina Reijn ... Lureen
Tygo Gernandt ... Egon
Johnny de Mol ... Thijm
Maaike Neuville ... Gulpje
Tjebbo Gerritsma Tjebbo Gerritsma ... Benny
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Dimitri
Sylvia Poorta Sylvia Poorta ... Pietje
Rick Nicolet Rick Nicolet ... Livia
Mark Rietman Mark Rietman ... Uitgever
Han Kerckhoffs Han Kerckhoffs ... Herman van Boekel
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Storyline

Rising, rather autobiographical novelist Giph has a hot girlfriend, doctor and model Samarinde. His crude, domineering and progressive mother Ria's suffering an incurable decease in which she suffers from paraplegia. Her inevitably ensuing death is brought forward with euthanasia. Giph is struggling to handle the situation with his mother. Shortly after his mother has passed he away, he decides to join his fun loving friends on La Palma for a holiday. There Samarinde tells her boyfriend she's expecting his baby. Written by KGF Vissers

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

English | Dutch

Release Date:

9 March 2006 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

A Thousand Kisses See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€2,500 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€93,410 (Netherlands), 12 March 2006, Limited Release
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IDTV Film See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Last movie directed by Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, who died of colon cancer one day before the opening of his previous film, Leef! (2005). Both movies were released posthumously. See more »

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Referenced in The Making of 'Ik omhels je met duizend armen' (2006) See more »

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Interesting book, mediocre movie.
13 March 2006 | by jgeerlingSee all my reviews

Movies with euthanasia as a subject are the new rage in the movie world. This Dutch movie is an adaptation of Ronald Giphart's book. It is as if the director and writers only took a look at a summary of the book, and decided that they would only follow the storyline, but change everything else. Characters in de movie do not share any resemblance with their book counter-parts. The characters are all very one dimensional and rather uninteresting. Tijn Doctor as Giph is the miscast of the century (already). He never succeeds in getting the attention of the audience, and when you have the biggest part in a movie, that might be a problem. The biggest crime in this movie is the fact that they sugarcoated the rather depressive ending in the book, and they removed almost everything that was funny to read.

The only reason to watch this movie is the fact that this was Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen's last movie.


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