Staat van verzorging

Thomas Doebele, Maarten Schmidt Long documentary - 1987 - 64 min.

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Famous documentary by the duo Schmidt and Doebele about Mr. Neuteboom (89), who is confined to a wheelchair, and his neighbour, Mrs. Versteegen (66). Because Mr. Neuteboom had nobody left in life, she decided to take care of her neighbour. Watching their excursions along different authorities, it becomes clear how complex and confusing society has become for people like them. Together, they thread their way through our welfare state.

Credits

Production Company VPRO TV
Director of Photography Maarten Schmidt
Editing
Marion Hekking
Mixage
Piet Lolkema
Sound on Set
Production Country
Netherlands