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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tijn Docter ...
Giph
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Samarinde
Catherine ten Bruggencate ...
Lotti
Karina Smulders ...
Stef
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Meija
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Lureen
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Egon
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Thijm
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Gulpje
Tjebbo Gerritsma ...
Benny
Jaap Spijkers ...
Dimitri
Sylvia Poorta ...
Pietje
Rick Nicolet ...
Livia
Mark Rietman ...
Uitgever
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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Also Known As:

A Thousand Kisses  »

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€2,500 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€93,410 (Netherlands), 12 March 2006, Limited Release
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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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not watchable
10 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Sex and swearing are the main problem of dutch cinema. It's very common here, to disguise the amateur level of most movies with it. This movie is a typical example of a common dutch movie. The book is great, Ronald Giphart is an excellent writer. The movie is very bad, without dimensions in characters/storyline/dialogs. It's a pain to watch, so I recommend it if you're too happy for the moment. Technical speaking, the movie is also not acceptable. Most time, you can't hear Giphs voice because it's just to soft. Also some very basic cinema rules are just ignored. Bad headroom, bad lightning and wrong misleading camera angles. Overall, the movie frustrated me while viewing. Don't like it in any way.


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