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Love Is All (2007)

Alles is liefde (original title)
The bumpy love lives of four Amsterdam couples intersect during the days leading up to Dutch national holiday Sinterklaas.

Director:

Joram Lürsen

Writer:

Kim van Kooten (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michiel Romeyn Michiel Romeyn ... Jan
Thomas Acda ... Ted Coelman
Anneke Blok Anneke Blok ... Simone Coelman
Carice van Houten ... Kiki Jollema
Jeroen Spitzenberger ... Prins Valentijn
Wendy van Dijk Wendy van Dijk ... Klaasje van Ophorst
Peter Paul Muller Peter Paul Muller ... Dennis
Daan Schuurmans ... Kees Tromp
Paul de Leeuw Paul de Leeuw ... Victor Jollema
Lies Visschedijk ... Alicia
Marc-Marie Huijbregts Marc-Marie Huijbregts ... Rudolf van Hoogstraten Bosch
Lineke Rijxman Lineke Rijxman ... Jutta Horvath
Viggo Waas Viggo Waas ... Youri
Camilla Siegertsz ... Anneke
Bas Keijzer Bas Keijzer ... Rens
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Storyline

LOVE IS ALL Klaasje has divorced Dennis, who cheated on her with a school teacher. Dennis would like her back, but when she moves in with a young lover it looks as if he has missed the boat. Meanwhile, Klaasje's best friend Simone is the pivot of her family. Her husband Ted often feels redundant and he does not have the guts to tell her that he has been laid off. Pool attendant Victor is looking forward to marrying the love of his life, Kees. But Kees has doubts and keeps his fears at bay during weekends spent 'larping' (Live Action Role Play). Victor's sister Kiki, a sales assistant at department store Bijenkorf, is dreaming of a prince on a white horse. But she is unaware of the fact that a real prince, Valentijn, is crazy about her. With the arrival of a mysterious Santa Claus, all these amorous ups and downs reach a climax, while the happy endings come closer too. Written by Motel Films

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Taglines:

Love is like Santa Claus. Believing is everything.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch | English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 October 2007 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Is All See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,740,500 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€621,225 (Netherlands), 14 October 2007, Limited Release
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Alles is liefde" the soundtrack of the movie was created by the dutch band BLØF. See more »

Goofs

When Kiki Jollema falls off the coach, her back is turned towards the prince. However, when Prins Valentijn catches her, she faces him. See more »

Quotes

Kees Tromp: Oh my god. I ran out of my own wedding today.
Jan: Did you not love her enough?
Kees Tromp: I've never loved anyone more.
Jan: What's her name?
Kees Tromp: Victor...
Jan: Yeah, that's an option too...
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Crazy Credits

During the initial credits, there is footage of the re-scheduled wedding. The rest of the credits are laid out as a wedding invitation/ card and have hand-written greetings to the couple inscribed, as well as stills from the film and small clips in floral heart shapes of couples (not necessarily from the film). See more »

Connections

Followed by Family Way (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Other Side of the World
Written by Martin Terefe (as M. Terefe) and KT Tunstall
Performed by KT Tunstall
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A rare Dutch gem
12 July 2018 | by lindarcticaSee all my reviews

Honestly, there aren't many movies from my homecountry that i like, and if i hate one genre; it's sappy romances. This romance is however far from sappy! It uses humor, a grounded Dutch view on every topic, a good dose of sillyness and compelling characters to deliver a heartwarming story, full of important messages. Some cliché, some aren't, and some are plain in-your-face. The use of the Dutch famous holiday Sinterklaas makes it a movie that can be enjoyed with the whole family, although it is riddled with (sometimes not so) subtles innuendo's. There are a few things that maybe confuse foreign viewers, like what the Sinterklaas holiday actually is about. (no it's not santa clause) and little references to Dutch celebrity culture here and there.


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