This light-hearted tragedy is a film version of the novel by Cees Nooteboom. After a stock-exchange crash, a forty-year-old man loses his fortune and his girlfriend on one day. Disorientatedly searching for security, he becomes obsessed through a friend with Japanese rituals of faith, death and eroticism.

Title: Rituelen
Year: 1989
Duration : 1 hour, 34 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1999

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