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Sophie lives with her 25-year-old, mentally disabled son Koen who completely depends on his mother’s care. The duo is together day and night and when Sophie is gone for one minute, the boy gets seriously upset. This situation ends irrevocably when Sophie comes down with Pick’s disease, which causes progressive amnesia. Social institutions press for Koen to be placed in care, but Sophie promised her son they will always stay together. In this poignant drama, filmed up close, the mother sees only one option.


Production company
Talent United
TV company
Human TV

Title: Duivelse dilemma's - Symbiose
Year: 2013
Duration : 40 minutes
Category: Television drama
Edition: NFF 2014


Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Actrice Televisiedrama (2014)
Elsie de Brauw

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