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Did you know a Dutch writer by the name of Robert Vuijsje wrote a bestseller about an interracial relationship called “Alleen Maar Nette Mensen” (translated as “Only Decent People”)? Me, neither.

 

The book (which has yet to be translated to my knowledge), is about a Jewish man named David seeking “a large, dark sex goddess with booty and brains?”The quote you just read is actually verbatim from the official synopsis of the film adaptation currently being filmed or being completed.

 

We’ve e-mailed the filmmakers to request a copy for review and will keep readers updated.

 

Apparently the book, while selling well in the Netherlands, is quite controversial, as is the film; and whether or not this film is a comedy or spoof of something or a celebration of stereotypes seems to depend on who you ask.

 

Here’s a link to a brief piece on the film: