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Phileine Says Sorry (2003)

Phileine zegt sorry (original title)
Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim van Kooten ... Phileine
Michiel Huisman ... Max
Hadewych Minis ... Gulpje
Tara Elders ... Lala
Kenan Raven Kenan Raven ... LT
Mads Wittermans Mads Wittermans ... Christiaan
Leona Philippo Leona Philippo ... Joanne
Liesbeth Kamerling Liesbeth Kamerling ... Fleur
Daan Schuurmans ... Dylan
Roeland Fernhout Roeland Fernhout ... Jules
Kürt Rogiers Kürt Rogiers ... Reginald
Timothy Smith Timothy Smith ... Leonard
Todd Rotondi Todd Rotondi ... Bef
Michael John Fedun ... Buk
Ronald Giphart Ronald Giphart ... Ronald
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Storyline

Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an Utrecht park, his flirting life is cut short while she cruelly plays with his feelings rather then his horny body. After refusing to follow him, she turns up uninvited later and still acts jealous and possessive. Grief follows for everyone, working up to a convoluted finale. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Netherlands | USA

Language:

Dutch | English

Release Date:

9 October 2003 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Phileine Says Sorry See more »

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Budget:

€3,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Director Robert Jan Westdijk and writer Ronald Giphart found each other in their dislike of the previous film based on Giphart's work, Ik ook van jou (2001). They decided to work together to make a more faithful adaptation of Giphart's novel "Phileine Zegt Sorry". That is why Giphart has a cameo in the movie where he states that the movie is better than his book. See more »

Goofs

At the end, when Phileine runs towards Max at the AIDS benefit, the singer of the band is the background isn't doing anything although we *do* hear the band perform. See more »

Quotes

Max: I've had enough of you.
Phileine: Impossible. I gave you nothing.
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Connections

Referenced in De wereld draait door: Episode #1.34 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Sorry
Zosja
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Phileine charms her way through love
17 October 2003 | by PeltosSee all my reviews

Too little depth, too bad. Following the book by Ronald Giphart word for word, this movie doesn't have much to say. It doesn't fascinate the viewer, it's just another love story that has been tried to make interesting by making the main character talk into the camera in the middle of some scenes. Makes you remember Saved by the bell and Ally McBeal. The Lead-role is played by Kim van Kooten, and if you like brunettes you'll probably like her. Good for you because the sex-scenes could make up for lack of story / plot-line. She ends up saying she's sorry for all the things she's done, big deal. This scene (which should be the climax of the movie) doesn't seem to express it's importance to the viewer. An average movie that has some humorous scenes in it and Kim van Kooten is a very attractive woman ;)


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