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The Fourth Man Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jeroen Krabbé, Renée Soutendjik, Thom Hoffman

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THE FOURTH MAN is a dutch movie directed by Paul Verhoeven in 1983. Special Jury Award at the Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.

Jeroen Krabbé is an alcoholic bisexual writer who's been invited to give a lecture in a small dutch city near the sea. He meets there Renée Soutendijk, the rich and beatiful treasurer of the literary club with whom he spends the night. But Krabbé is subjected to nightmares and premonitary visions during his stay at Renée's home. Nevertheless, he wants to stay in order to seduce Thom Hoffman, Renée's other lover. He will also discover that Renée's first three husbands have all died violently. Is it possible that he is the one who has been seduced here ?

Sex and surrealism, the last movie directed by Paul Verhoeven in the Netherlands.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   stalker with romantic feelings for victim Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Gay guys!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Dutch

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Netherlands Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--men Is this movie based on a    -   book

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