Spetters Poster

Release Date: 1980

DVD Release Date: November 5th, 2002

R|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
Two young motocross racers, Rien (Hans van Tongeren) and Hans (Maarten Spanjer), and their mechanic, Eef (Toon Agterberg), dream of fame, fortune and loose women. Their hero is legendary motocross champion Gerrit Witkamp (Rutger Hauer), who fuels their competitive drive. Their lives are changed when they meet a young seductress named Fientje (Renée Soutendijk). Eventually, she makes the three men face the reality of success, defeat and homosexuality.

Cast: Hans van Tongeren, Renée Soutendijk, Toon Agterberg, Maarten Spanjer, Marianne Boyer, Jeroen Krabbe, Rutger Hauer, Yvonne Valkenburg

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Bar, Forbidden love, Transformation, Quest, Growing up, Dark, Competition, 1970s, Friend