Feature film in which the terminally ill Magda, lying on her deathbed, looks back on her disappointing marriage and offspring. Magda's deceased, wicked sister Marleen keeps interrupting her story, makes comments, provokes and blackmails.
Adaptation of Hugo Claus' play from 1996, in which the terminally ill Magda, lying on her deathbed, looks back on her disappointing marriage and offspring; on her surly, slovenly husband Oscar (played by Jan Decleir), her dull son and her daughter who is married to a second-rate soccer player. Magda's deceased, wicked sister Marleen keeps interrupting her story, makes comments, provokes and blackmails, until finally Magda passes on peacefully.

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Production company
Corsan Productions
SNG Film
Distributor NL
Paradiso Filmed Entertainment

Title: De verlossing
Year: 2001
Duration : 1 hour, 33 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2001

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