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Lili Rademakers Feature film - 1988 - 93 min.

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Feature film adaptation of the novel by Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki. Due to a progressive muscle disease, Marcel Hemelinck is forced to retire as the manager of his own bank. After his wife's demise, he conceives a rather uncommon interest in his daughter-in-law Simone. At the expense of his health, he makes every effort to get near her. He offers her expensive gifts and even builds a pool to be able to watch her swim. After Simone allows him to touch her, he has only one desire left: to become her slave.


Director(s) Lili Rademakers
Script Hugo Claus
Claudine Bouvier
Producer(s) Fons Rademakers
Pierre Drouot
Henry Lange
Production Company
Fons Rademakers Produkties B.V.
Director of Photography
Paul van den Bos
Production Design
Philippe Graff
Ton de Graaff
Sound on Set
Production Country