De Vierde Man (The Fourth Man) (The 4th Man)
De Vierde Man (The Fourth Man) (The 4th Man) (1983)

This stylish erotic thriller gained a cult following for its frank treatment of bisexuality, bizarre visuals, and an extremely sexy performance by Renee Soutendijk as a woman who may or may not have killed her three previous husbands.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 24, 1983
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This highly-charged, beautifully crafted, heavily symbolic homoerotic thriller is stunning -- as stunning today as it was when it electrified audiences 23 years ago.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

This interesting film disintegrates into silly excess, but has much to recommend, including the terrific performance of Jeroen Krabbe.

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Carlos Magalhães
The symbolism is made a bit too obvious (especially in a rather expository third act), but still it is hard to resist this stylish, sensual and technically… More
Ken Stachnik
The German Body Heat with a Brunel-esque twist. Amazing cinematography by Jan de Bont
Daniel Mumby
It's a commonly held belief that Paul Verhoeven's Dutch language work is better than his later Hollywood efforts. It's certainly easy to… More
jay nixon
wonderfully atmospheric, excellent performances, and an odd compelling story make this eminently watchable.
Pierluigi Puccini
Eros and Thanatos are always present in the oeuvre of Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven. Even if sometimes gets a little too excessive or gratuitous in his… More