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Credited cast:
Brad Dourif ... Martin Klamski
Dominique Deruddere ... Willy
Ingrid De Vos Ingrid De Vos ... Beatrice
François Beukelaers François Beukelaers ... Joseph
Senne Rouffaer Senne Rouffaer ... Albert
Charlotte Berden Charlotte Berden ... Corinne
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Boni Chris Boni ... Barmaid in Gent
Amid Chakir Amid Chakir ... Groenteverkoper
Eddy De Wilde Eddy De Wilde
Fons Goris Fons Goris ... Julien Nagelmaekers
Danielle Laurent Danielle Laurent ... Isabelle
Jozef Pellens Jozef Pellens
Ludo Troch Ludo Troch ... Emilio
Daniël Van Avermaet Daniël Van Avermaet ... Immigratiebediende
Alexandre von Sivers Alexandre von Sivers ... Politie-inspecteur


While traveling through Belgium, an American named Martin befriends a waiter named Willy when he saves Willy from a fight with a customer. They get drunk together and Martin invites Willy to come to Istanbul with him since he needs to be there next week for "business". Willy agrees and they begin hitchhiking.

A woman picks them up and brings them to a hotel. Martin becomes upset claiming that he can't sleep in hotels because "they smell". The woman asks, "Who said anything about sleeping?"

Cut to the woman and Willy having sex while Martin listens with great discomfort from the bathroom. He begins rocking back and forth moaning in obvious physical pain.

After the woman has left and paid for the hotel room, Willy and Martin go to a street festival. They pass a marching man with a drum who they have passed on the road before. During the festival, after jumping onstage and grabbing a guitar, Martin sings "Movin' With the Wind" for the enthusiastic crowd. Afterwards a self-claimed Airforce ...

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29 August 1985 (Netherlands) See more »

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Arlon, Belgium See more »

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Willy: I could've killed you. I should have.
Martin Klamski: Nothing happened. The kid was just, umm, so nice to me...
[guilt ridden and disgusted at himself, Martin begins to violently throw himself at a cabinet door. Then finally stops and sits back down]
Martin Klamski: ... Willy... you don't understand. And I can't explain to you... what it does to me!
Willy: What does what to you?
Martin Klamski: Those... k-kids. I don't look for them, you know. I don't go out hunting for them; they just come to me. I mean, I sit... I sit on a park bench, and they ...
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