De zaak Tuitjenhorn

Sarah Vos Short documentary - 2019 - 67 min.

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In 2013, family doctor Nico Tromp deviates from the directives and provides palliative care for a dying cancer patient. When his intern reports it to the Health Care Inspectorate, the Public Prosecutor charges him with murder without a fair hearing. Shortly thereafter, he puts an end to his life. Director Sarah Vos followed his widow Anneke Tromp for three years during her battle against the Dutch State. A tragic story unfolds that calls for a renewed ethical, social and political debate about the vulnerable position of general practitioners operating in the grey area of acute palliative care for the dying.

Credits

Director(s) Sarah Vos
Script Sarah Vos
Producer(s) Frank van den Engel
Production Company
Executive Producer
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Cast
Pierre Bokma
Marcel Hensema
Reinier Tromp
Anneke Tromp
TV Company
EOdocs
Production Country
Netherlands