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Painless Divorce

In ‘Painless Divorce', Jan (Herman Finkers) has been married to Gedda (Johanna ter Steege) for 35 years. His wife loves him so much that he cannot breathe. Jan escapes from his overbearing other half when he ends up in a nursing home. Among the other residents with dementia, Jan seems to regain his own voice, and due to his friendship with one of the doctors he leaves the home as a free man. But how long can he avoid his wife?

‘Painless Divorce’ is a comedic drama about wanting to break free from ingrained patterns.

Producers: Johan Nijenhuis en Ingmar Menning
Director: Johan Nijenhuis
Screenwriter: Herman Finkers
Co-producer Omroep MAX: Mascha van Erven
Distribution: September Film