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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:

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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

The day saint Nicolas arrives in Holland, is in the movie on a Sunday, but in reality it is always celebrated on a Saturday. See more »

Quotes

Sarah: Father of Boris...? Do you want to get together again some time?
Dennis: Best if we don't.
Sarah: I remember we had a really good time.
Dennis: I remember I was married...
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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

References Shark Tale (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Like A Star
Written by Corinne Bailey Rae (as C. Bailey Rae)
Performed by Corinne Bailey Rae
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Has a moment or two
10 July 2018 | by pietclausenSee all my reviews

Just saw this movie and don't get the story. It is gobbledegook and in parts not in good taste. A comedy? Definitely not! Romance? Certainly not in the normal sense! The movie throws a number of people together, almost all of them sad misfits. It features a cougar jumping a 16 year old and other unsavory characters. There is also a silver fox who doesn't pull it off, but gets a prize in the end. But at least some souls find love, which is the title of the film.

I did like the start of the movie with the arrival of Sinterklaas, his antics and heroic deed. But when he ran down the road, the movie got lost. Pity, as a child I lived in Amsterdam and wanted to relive this festivity. After all I played Sinterklaas myself in adulthood and even was a Zwarte Piet, with much better results. Because of the Sinterklaas bit in the beginning my overall rating is a modest 5.


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