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Monique van de Ven & Hannah de Leeuwe in “Keetje Tippel” [1975, Netherlands]

Paul Verhoeven made “Keetje Tippel” [Eng. Title: A Girl called Katy Tippel] following his sensational “Turks Fruit“, and those who were expecting something on similar lines would have surely been disappointed.
The film explores extreme poverty in late 19th century … Continue reading

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Monique van de Ven in “Turks Fruit” [1973 Netherlands]

Paul Verhoeven’s 1973 wild romance “Turks Fruit” [Eng. Title: Turkish Delight] is considered by many in his country as the best Dutch film ever. And since I’m not Dutch, who am I to argue. I do however agree that … Continue reading

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