The first Dutch full length colour feature film is an adaptation of the German film Acht Mädels im Boot (Eight girls in a boat). It marked Willy van Hemert’s debut as a film director.
The tragic downfall of a family which brought it down upon themselves. VD is a satire about the double standards of a nouveau-riche Dutchman.
VD stands for Van Doorn, an unscrupulous manufacturer of processed meats and defective contraceptives. He is the immoral head of his family. In order to inherit his father's factory, he has had to marry his father's mistress and to accept their child as his own. History repeats itself but before things get so far, all the family members have participated in a number of dramatic events.