Baby Blue

Theo van Gogh Feature film - 2000 - 94 min.

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Largely English spoken psychological thriller, labelled a film noir, which is set in a bleak housing estate during a hot summer. The life of insurance agent Peter and his wife Marian, a stewardess, changes abruptly when a British couple moves in across the street. Peter is impressed by the mysterious and beautiful Laura, whose older partner Ron, like Marian, spends a lot of time abroad. After losing his job, Peter's visits to Laura become ever more frequent. It turns out that Laura's seemingly perfect marriage has a dark side and by then Peter's relationship with Marian has also cooled. Peter and Laura feel so strongly attracted to each other that they devise an ingenious plan to get rid of Ron. What follows is a tale of intrigue and sexual intimidation.

Credits

Director(s) Theo van Gogh
Script Tomas Ross
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Ruud van Dijk
Editing
Sound on Set
Gusta van Eijk
Music
Cast
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands