Schaken met de dood

Roel van Dalen Short documentary - 2015 - 55 min.

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Better cancer drugs are developed, but they become more and more expensive. At a time when everybody has to be more commercially oriented, Roel van Dalen follows researchers at the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital for 18 months who are working on a new drug cocktail. We see how the first three patients undergo this experimental treatment. At the same time, the documentary demonstrates the influence of the free market system in healthcare. Will they succeed in issuing the new medicines to cancer patients on a large scale?

Credits

Director(s) Roel van Dalen
Producer(s) Monique Busman
Michiel van Erp
Production Company De Familie Film & TV
Executive Producer
Research
Anna Meijer van Putten
Director of Photography
Editing
Elmer Leupen
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Music
TV Company
Website
Production Country
Netherlands