Love Life (or the dutch title ‘Stricken’ also stars Barry Atsma, Anna Drijver, Jeroen Willems, Pierre Bokma, Eline Van der Velden, Sacha Bulthuis and is directed by Reinout Oerlemans. The movie is based on the novel called ‘A Woman Goes to the Doctor’ (Komt Een Vrouw bij de Dokter) which tell us has been translated into no less than 26 languages.
Synopsis: Stijn loves life and life loves him. He’s got his own business, a wonderful daughter and Carmen, his beautiful wife. There’s no need for her to know that he occasionally enjoys the pleasures of other women. His heart belongs to Carmen, and that’s all that matters.
Their idyllic world is shattered when Carmen goes to the doctor and hears the diagnosis every woman dreads. Life falls apart and they embark on a roller-coaster ride for survival. Though supportive at first, Stijn soon escapes from the new harsh reality into the arms of the sexy, care-free Rose. As Carmen is bravely going through treatment, Stijn will learn what it really means to love.
Based on the best-selling novel which was translated into 26 languages, LOVE LIFE (A Woman Goes to the Doctor) enjoyed huge domestic market success with a gross of over $13 million at the box office. Produced by Oscar® winning producer Hans de Weer (Antonia’s Line) the movie stars internationally acclaimed Carice van Houten (Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book, Tom Cuise/Bryan Singer’s Valkyrie and Repo Man).
The movie comes out in the UK December 3rd.
Check out the images below, click to enlarge or scroll down to view OWF’s trailer.