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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I remember this film very well, as being a vivid evocation of bullying at school and the effect it can have on the rest of your life...the final climactic scene on the cricket pitch still haunts me today! My one complaint is that this is never shown on TV - it hasn't been on for about 15 years for the best of my knowledge, while many lesser films get an annual outing!
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