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Helse pijn

Director: Olivier van der Zee
Documentary about people walking around day and night with infernal pain. They hope to find solace at an Amsterdam hospital, where a pain specialist tries to get the pain under control with neurostimulation.

Some people walk around day and night, year in year out with infernal pain. Non-functional, chronic pain that completely destroys lives and renders physicians impotent. For months, this documentary follows a young father in his search for pain relief. He hardly sleeps, loses a lot of weight and is hardly able to play his family man’s part on a daily basis. He eventually ends up at a renowned pain specialist in the AMC hospital, who tries to get the pain under control by using neurostimulation.


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Cobos Films BV
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Distributor NL
NPO Sales
Title: Helse pijn
Year: 2017
Duration : 1 hour, 20 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2017

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