In 2005, Louis is sentenced to life for a double homi­cide. In 2008, he marries Jacque­line. The wedding cere­mony takes place inside the prison walls; the wedding cake is cut with a plastic knife. What does this life­long impris­on­ment mean for their rela­tion­ship? A brief spark of hope flares when Louis’ lawyer files a revi­sion at the Supreme Court. But what future will await Louis after twenty years of confine­ment? Docu­men­tary about the essence of uncon­di­tional love and life impris­on­ment, which in the Nether­lands really is for life.

Title: Levenslang
Year: 2014
Duration : 48 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015


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