Simon (2004)

An unlikely friendship is renewed under difficult circumstances in this comedy drama from the Netherlands. Simon (Cees Geel) is a loudmouthed but likable hash dealer who one day meets Camiel (Marcel Hensema), a soft-spoken aspiring dentist… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The story of an unusual friendship, Simon tackles weighty social issues with quiet intelligence and low-key charm.

Jay Weissberg

Slick packaging and easy ensemble-playing can't mask hoary 'gather round, I'm dying' formula.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

If you go to the movies to ogle topless young women, Simon is definitely for you. If, on the other hand, you want something more cerebral with your $10 ticket and overpriced snacks, stay clear of this Dutch melodrama.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Simultaneously genuinely funny and uncompromisingly serious.

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Melissa Levine
Village Voice

Eddy Terstall's film is bipolar and ultimately wrenching, but it works if you let it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
This movie could've definitely been more sentimental and more melodramatic than it probably ended up being. Especially since it deals with the very… More