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Episode from the thirteen-part series about the two sixteen-year-old adolescent bosom friends from Amsterdam-North. Desie feels that it is time for her defloration. Dunya gets to know her mother better, when she goes with her to the hospital for an internal examination.
Episode from second series (of thirteen episodes) about the day-to-day worries of Dunya and Desie, the two now (almost) sixteen-year-old adolescent bosom friends from Amsterdam-North. Moroccan Dunya lives with her parents and brother, Dutch cheeky Desie with her divorced, bleached hair and tight legging wearing type of mother. Against all school and house rules, the girls always have to know better. Dunya has the role of narrator. Her voice-over tells the spectator what keeps the girls busy.
In Doornen en rozen (Thorns and roses), Desie feels that, now that she is sixteen, it is time for her defloration. Her mother Monique has troubles with it, understanding her daughter is growing up and Dunya gets to know her mother Kenza better, when she goes with her to the hospital for a cervical cancer examination.