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Psychological drama about a complex mother-daughter relationship. When Suze's mother tells her daughter she has a brain tumour, the latter’s life is starting to disintegrate.
Psychological drama about a mother-daughter relationship and its repercussions on three generations of women. Suze is quietly living with her husband and six-year-old daughter. When her colourful, eccentric mother Helena pays them a surprise visit, Suze’s carefully balanced life starts to disintegrate. Soon, her slumbering obsessive-compulsive neuroses crop up again. Torn between the loyalty to her mother and that to her family, she faces a tough emotional choice.


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Title: Drijfzand
Year: 2021
Duration : 1 hour, 50 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2021

Gouden Kalf nominees

Best Leading Role (2021)
Elsie de Brauw

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