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Suite 16 (1995)

Director:
Dominique Derrudere

COUNTRY
UK/Netherlands/Belgium

Genre
Thriller

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Suite 16

RUNNING TIME
106 minutes

Producers:
Paul Breuls
Victoria Singleton
Screenwriters:
Charles Higson
Lise Mayer


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Glover Pete Postlethwaite
Chris Antonie Kamerling
Helen Geraldine Pailhas -
Paul Tom Jansen -
Rudy Bart Slegers -

 

Review

The setting is a hotel at the Côte d'Azur, and the theme is various sexual fetishes. This Dutch-Belgian-British erotic thriller by Belgian filmmaker Dominique Deruddere has an artistic richness to it, and a clear potential in the mystique surrounding the characters' psyche, but becomes too generic and desperate in its quest to tie the knots. Pete Postheltwaite is well-cast and effective (as always), whereas Antonie Kamerling's character is underdeveloped, except on a purely physical level.

Copyright © 19.3.1997 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
(English version: © 15.04.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)