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Television drama based on the novel by Willem Elsschot. Laarmans, a clerk at the timber wharf in Antwerp before the war, comes into contact with the important lawyer Van Schoonbeke after his mother dies. The lawyer suggests he should sell cheese and Laarmans is eager to comply, after some objections from his wife Fine. His brother, a doctor, gives him a medical certificate so he is able to stay away from the wharf for some time. Laarmans starts meticulous preparations, but after a while he finds out he is not the salesman he dreamed he would be. He sets up a network of direct sales reps and asks PR consultant Boormans for advice, but the cheese stays on the shelves. His frustration grows and slowly Laarmans has a breakdown. He stops everything, pays for the unsold cheese and returns to his office, relieved.

Title: Kaas
Year: 1999
Duration : 1 hour, 26 minutes
Category: Long TV drama
Edition: NFF 1999

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