VD (1972)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Satire, Black Comedy  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Netherlands  |  
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The title of this dark satire from the Netherlands has nothing to do with communicable diseases and everything to do with the name of the Van Doorn meat-packing corporation. The Van Doorn family has a network of mistresses, relatives, and alliances as complicated as anything in Byzantine history and a warehouse-full of dark, dastardly family secrets. Those secrets and alliances become clear as the intrigues on the factory floor and within the family lead in tandem to blackmail and murder.

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business, family, murder, secrets, alliance, blackmail, mistress