Turkish Delight


Turkish Delight (DutchTurks fruit) is a 1973 Dutch film directed by Paul Verhoeven and filmed by Jan de Bont. The film is a love story of an artist and a young woman, starring Rutger Hauer and Monique van de Ven. The story is based on the novel Turks Fruit by Jan Wolkers.

Turkish Delight is one of the most successful films of the Dutch cinema. The film was a massive success at the dutch box office, 3,328,804 people saw the film, corresponding to about 27% of the population of the Netherlands at the time.  In 1973 it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and in 1999 it received the award for Best Dutch Film of the Century

Turkish Delight / Turks Fruit (Wikipedia entry)

hat tip:  Peinado

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