De mantel der liefde

Adriaan Ditvoorst Feature film - 1978 - 110 min.
Violence
Sixteen plus
Foul language

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In this parody of the Ten Commandments, Jesus asks Moses what has really become of those Commandments. The subsequent, independent sketches are a mirror of the times in which violence, hypocrisy and cruelty run rampant. The linking element between the different sketches is a man who tries to repair his bicycle after it has been smashed up by policemen. As an encore, the film gives a trenchant answer to the question whether film should provide art or entertainment.

Credits

Director(s) Adriaan Ditvoorst
Producer(s) Luc Bijkerk
Production Company
Luton Films
Director of Photography
Mat van Hensbergen
Anke Taverne
Production Design
Editing
August Verschueren
Mixage
Wim Wolf
Sound on Set
Music
Cast
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands