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SM-rechter (2009)

In 1997, the Belgian public was in shock when judge Koen A. was convicted for the S&M relationship with his wife. Although their life was destroyed by the verdict, Koen and his wife Magda ... See full summary »

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Erik Lamens
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Credited cast:
Gene Bervoets ... Koen Allegaerdts
Veerle Dobbelaere Veerle Dobbelaere ... Magda De Herdt
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Axel Daeseleire ... Marcel Luyten
Sofia Ferri Sofia Ferri ... Young Iris
Carry Goossens Carry Goossens ... Chairman Van Balen
Günther Lesage Günther Lesage ... Police Officer Frankie De Groote (as Gunther Lesage)
Michael Pas ... Lawyer Guy Spaan
Barbara Sarafian ... Presenter
Sean Talo Sean Talo ... Visitor (as Sven Vannieuwenhuyse)
Dirk van Dijck ... Fred Wolters
Koen van Impe ... Procureur Versandt
Bruno Vanden Broecke ... D.A. Blechtert (as Bruno Vanden Broucke)
Tjorven Vannieuwenhuyse Tjorven Vannieuwenhuyse ... Visitor
Marie Vinck ... Iris
Tom Waes ... Dominant P
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In 1997, the Belgian public was in shock when judge Koen A. was convicted for the S&M relationship with his wife. Although their life was destroyed by the verdict, Koen and his wife Magda remain together today. The film is a story about dark sexuality and true love, told from the lover's unique point of view. Written by Anonymous

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Refreshingly Authentic Look At A Real World BDSM Relationship
10 July 2010 | by danteismSee all my reviews

For those without a particular interest in the subject matter, the movie is deserving of perhaps a 6.5/10.

On the other hand it is exceptional with regards to it's treatment of S&M within the context of a genuinely loving relationship. Just about every aspect of dynamic touched upon within the film will ring true, or at the very least be recognizable to anyone that has more than a passing familiarity with BDSM.

Easily the best non-documentary film treatment of the subject to date, and I've seen many.

Not as entertaining or clever as The Secretary, but absolutely more genuine and reflective of kink in the real world overall.


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Country:

Belgium

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

11 March 2009 (Belgium) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,142,211
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Caviar Films See more »
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