Adaptation of Kluun's bestseller is the directing debut of Reinout Oerlemans. Komt een vrouw bij de dokter tells the controversial story of a flashy advertising guy who does not believe in monogamy and keeps sleeping around even after his wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer. After Stijn marries Carmen, 'the hottest chick in Amsterdam' and becomes a father, he retains several girlfriends. Carmen accepts his behaviour, but when a lump in her left breast turns out to be malignant, their relationship is put under pressure by Stijn's 'polyamory'. Of all times, Stijn now begins a passionate relationship with artist Roos, who becomes an outlet and a surrogate wife for him. This adultery almost ends in divorce. Shortly after Stijn does choose for Carmen, the cancer has spread. The contrast between hominess and big-city life, the ignorance of his surroundings and unexpected hallucinations illustrate the conflict that tears Stijn up.

Title: Komt een vrouw bij de dokter
Year: 2009
Duration : 1 hour, 40 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2010

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Acteur (2010)
Barry Atsma

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Lange Speelfilm (2010)
Hans de Weers
Beste Lange Speelfilm (2010)
Reinout Oerlemans
Beste Production Design (2010)
Harry Ammerlaan

Other awards

Platina Film (400.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2009)
Diamanten Film (1.000.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2010)

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