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Dutch Girls (1985)

An adolescent British field hockey team goes to Holland, where they find something far more interesting than tulips and windmills - hot, sexy women! They are so busy chasing girls that they forget all about their hockey match.

Director:

Giles Foster

Writer:

William Boyd (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Paterson ... Mole
Colin Firth ... Truelove
Timothy Spall ... Lyndon
James Wilby ... Dundine
Daniel Chatto Daniel Chatto ... Fforde
Robert Addie ... Cone
Michael Parkhouse Michael Parkhouse ... Roote
Adrian Lukis Adrian Lukis ... Murray
Chris Beaumont ... Simon (as Christopher Beaumont)
Guy Manning Guy Manning ... Thornton
Hywel Williams-Ellis Hywel Williams-Ellis ... Lamb (as Hywel Williams Ellis)
Colin McFarlane ... Mkwela
Ian Michie Ian Michie ... MacGregor
John Wells John Wells ... The Headmaster
Gusta Gerritsen Gusta Gerritsen ... Romelia
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An adolescent British field hockey team goes to Holland, where they find something far more interesting than tulips and windmills - hot, sexy women! They are so busy chasing girls that they forget all about their hockey match.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1985 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Holenderskie dziewczyny See more »

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Color
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References Lust for Life (1956) See more »

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One of the greats....
27 April 2007 | by NitroB-1See all my reviews

Dutch Girls is the starting point of so many great actors careers. Colin Firth (Truelove), Timothy Spall (Lyndon Baines) just to mention two.

The film is every teenage boys dream of an overseas school trip and all the bad behaviour thats expected. (I'm sure that many viewers can relate to the experiences portrayed in the film)

The acting is a bit lame in places and the soundtrack a bit dodgy, but my advice is watch it a couple of times so that you catch the background action.

The film has gained cult status over the last few years and a large fan base made up mainly of Colin Firth fans (due to his success in the Bridget Jones Movies).

Bill Patterson(Mr Mole)really makes the film for me, his performance really does portray that of a teacher wanting to make the most of the full "Amsterdam" experience.

The film should have place in the heart of every man..


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