My Foolish Heart (2018 film)

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My Foolish Heart
My Foolish Heart (2018 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed byRolf van Eijk
StarringSteve Wall
Release date
  • September 2018 (2018-09) (Netherlands Film Festival)

My Foolish Heart is a 2018 Dutch biographical film by Rolf van Eijk. It follows a police detective in Amsterdam who tries to reconstruct the final days of Chet Baker before his defenestration on 13 May 1988.[1][2] The film was Van Eijk's feature film directorial debut.[3]

My Foolish Heart premiered at the 2018 Netherlands Film Festival.[4]


Amsterdam 1988. Police detective Lucas tries to reconstruct the events that lead to the death of jazz musician Chet Baker. He meets with his final lover Sarah, loyal friend Simon and strange admirer Doctor Feelgood. He learns about Baker's tragic life as a heroin junk and lonely soul. While he conducts his investigation Lucas is confronted with his own darker side.


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  1. ^ "My Foolish Heart". Cineuropa - the best of european cinema. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  2. ^ "MY FOOLISH HEART". Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  3. ^ "My Foolish Heart - vpro cinema". VPRO. Retrieved May 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "My Foolish Heart". Nederlands Film Festival. Retrieved 23 August 2020.

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