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Bank robber tries to go straight by becoming a rock'n'roll star. Takes place in and around Amsterdam's punk/new wave scene, with appearances by Nina Hagen, Les Chappell, and Lene Lovich.

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Herbert Curiel

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Nina Hagen (scenario), Herman Brood (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Herman Brood Herman Brood
Nina Hagen
Lene Lovich Lene Lovich
Les Chappell Les Chappell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erwin Bastiaans Erwin Bastiaans
Peter Bernaar Peter Bernaar
Dolf Brouwers Dolf Brouwers
Herbert Curiel Herbert Curiel
Daniel Daniel
Jules Deelder Jules Deelder
Peter Engelschman Peter Engelschman
Nelly Frijda Nelly Frijda
Gigi Garrison Gigi Garrison
Geert Greven Geert Greven
Son McGauley Son McGauley
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Bank robber tries to go straight by becoming a rock'n'roll star. Takes place in and around Amsterdam's punk/new wave scene, with appearances by Nina Hagen, Les Chappell, and Lene Lovich.

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch | English | German

Release Date:

13 December 1979 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Cha Cha See more »

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Black Tulip See more »
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Color
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Herman's Door
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Nina Hagen and The Wild Romance
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A must see for Nina Hagen/Lene Lovich fans, otherwise...
24 June 1999 | by agonistSee all my reviews

This movie is a real pleasure when Nina Hagen is being her wonderful freaky self (and looking very good, btw), but the rest of the time it's a little bit too much 70's German rock and too much pretentious student film monologue by Herman Brood. The scene where Nina Hagen robs a bank with an M-16 rifle makes this movie worth seeing by itself, though, and wondering when she's going to pop up next and what she's going to do keeps you watching. The version is saw was nearly 90 minutes, but I understand that there is a shorter version. Maybe that one trims the scenes that I found a little dull.


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