Levenslang

Carin Goeijers Short documentary - 2014 - 48 min.

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In 2005, Louis is sentenced to life for a double homicide. In 2008, he marries Jacqueline. The wedding ceremony takes place inside the prison walls; the wedding cake is cut with a plastic knife. What does this lifelong imprisonment mean for their relationship? A brief spark of hope flares when Louis’ lawyer files a revision at the Supreme Court. But what future will await Louis after twenty years of confinement? Documentary about the essence of unconditional love and life imprisonment, which in the Netherlands really is for life.

Credits

Director(s) Carin Goeijers
Producer(s) Pieter van Huijstee
Production Company Pieter van Huystee Film & TV