DementieEnDan

Ireen van Ditshuyzen Long documentary - 2013 - 105 min.

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Five demented people and their partners are closely followed over a period of two years. The emphasis is not only on the tragedy of the affliction, the irreversible damage to the brain and the urgent questions that emerge surrounding life’s end. The film also shows a triumph when a man, despite his illness, runs the half marathon in ninety minutes. And after being admitted to a nursing home, a piano player draws strength from her beloved instrument. Through music, touch and movement, contact is still possible for a long time.

Credits

Production Company
Co-producer(s)
Marijke Huijbregts
Ireen van Ditshuyzen
Executive Producer
Harold Lamme
Ilja Roomans
Inge Schapendonk
Research
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
TV Company
Website
Production Country
Netherlands