Portrait of a patient with the progressive motor neuron disease ALS is a subtle tribute to the willpower of a man and his family to dedicate themselves, with all limitations, to love, friendship and the preservation of as much autonomy as possible.
In December 2009, the Amsterdam-based musician and entrepreneur Miron Komarnicki is diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This motor neuron disease gradually switches off all bodily functions. His survival time is estimated at 18 months. Filmmaker Julia Strijland follows Miron, his wife Herma and their son Zoran in their daily life. Gradually, they focus less on the approaching end, and the ode to life, friendship and love gains the upper hand.


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Title: ALS de Dood
Year: 2012
Duration : 58 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2012

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