Little Tony (film)  

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"May I see your left breast?"
"So I can remain curious about the right one"
--Brand to Lena

Original Dutch:

"Mag ik je linkerborst zien?"
"Dan blijf ik nieuwsgierig naar de rechter"
Alex van Warmerdam

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Little Tony (1998, Dutch:Kleine Teun) is a Dutch film written and directed by Alex van Warmerdam.

Plot

Farmer Brand can't read and he is quite happy with that. His wife, Keet, who has to read him all the subtitles on the television, isn't. She decides to hire a teacher for him. This is a beautiful young woman, called Lena. Brand falls in love with her. To his puzzlement and dismay Keet encourages him, because as she says she doesn't want a husband with another woman in his head. She even goes so far as to claim, she's just Brand's sister. She also wants Lena to give Brand and her a son. The love between Brand and Lena does not grow stale as Keet hoped after the birth of little Tony. Keet, who is a barren herself decides Lena has to be eliminated with the arrival of little Tony between them.

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