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Hoffman's Hunger (1993)

Hoffman's honger (original title)
Felix Hoffman, a Dutch ambassador in Prague always on the lookout for things to fill both his belly and his mind with, falls for a beautiful Czech spy during a lecture of the famous philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

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Leon de Winter

Writers:

Leon de Winter (novel), Leon de Winter (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jacqueline Bisset ... Marian Hoffman
Adrian Brine Adrian Brine
Jules Croiset Jules Croiset ... Wim Scheffers
Gwen Eckhaus Gwen Eckhaus
Elliott Gould ... Felix Hoffman
Thom Hoffman ... Sonnema, secretaris
Johan Leysen ... John 'Jean' Marks
Huub Stapel ... Baruch de Spinoza
Gerard Thoolen ... Hein Damen
Marie Trintignant ... Irena Nova
Marc Van Eeghem Marc Van Eeghem ... (as Mark Van Eeghem)
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Felix Hoffman, a Dutch ambassador in Prague always on the lookout for things to fill both his belly and his mind with, falls for a beautiful Czech spy during a lecture of the famous philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

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Country:

Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1993 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Hoffman's Hunger See more »

Filming Locations:

Netherlands See more »

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Kassander Film See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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You can't get enough...
31 July 2002 | by irmaladouceSee all my reviews

Felix Hoffman is a difficult man a a passionate eater! This movie is a philosophical delicatesse. A Dutch ambassador in Prague. He never sleeps; he's is searching for grace...He never stops eating; he tries to purify himself, to satiate his mind and body with the lecture of Baruch de Spinoza. A fatal affair with a beautiful Czech spy bring his live in real trouble... Brilliant acting, incidentally Huub Stapel as Spinoza, an excellent script and an wonderful equipment (from the guys of Peter Greenaways films) make this movie perfect! Enjoy!


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