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Sensualist (The)

The Netherlands, Dutch, 112 mins

Original Title

Turks Fruit ...aka Turkish Delight
  • Director: Paul Verhoeven
  • Writer: Gerard Soeteman; Jan Wolkers
  • Producer: Rob Houwer

CGiii Comment

Regarded by some as the best Dutch movie ever made............

Is it worthy of such a compliment? No.....well, perhaps, in the 70s.

Early Verhoeven...and his version (grittier) of Lovestory.......

It's worth seeing.....Hauer can act.

A significant film for the time and place.

Cast & Characters

Monique van de Ven as Olga Stapels;
Rutger Hauer as Eric Vonk, the sculptor;
Tonny Huurdeman as Olga's mother;
Wim van den Brink as Olga's father;
Hans Boskamp as Winkelchef;
Dolf de Vries as Paul;
Manfred de Graaf as Henny;
Dick Scheffer as Accountant;
Marjol Flore as Tineke;
Bert Dijkstra as Civil servant

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