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.

Title: Dagboek van een oude dwaas
Year: 1988
Duration : 1 hour, 33 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1988

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